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DVT Awareness Month: Top DVT Questions And Answers

What Is DVT?

Deep vein thrombosis is a blood clot in a deep vein , usually in the thigh or lower leg. The main concern is if the DVT breaks free and travels through your bloodstream to the lung, causing a life-threatening complication known as a Pulmonary Embolism (PE).

Venous Hypertension : Can Varicose Veins Affect Blood Pressure?

Varicose veins are unsightly, swollen and visibly blue veins that appear . While many people are more concerned about the cosmetic challenge found with this condition, other varicose vein sufferers experience health consequences that warrant prompt medical attention. It is even possible to have symptomatic vein disease while having no visible varicose or spider veins.

Top Exercises to Prevent Blood Clots During Pregnancy & Improve Circulation

Pregnancy is an exciting time for mothers-to-be. With the excitement comes some questions and concerns. Will the baby be healthy? How will being pregnant change your body? Will labor and delivery be difficult? But there are other lesser known issues that expecting mothers should be aware of, including the very real and serious issue of healthy blood circulation and the risk of blood clots during pregnancy.