Whether you’re intensely training for the Olympics or you’re an avid runner and cyclist who does it for fun and exercise, being an athlete generally means you’re healthy and fit. Few would suspect that athletes and blood clots mesh, since most often blood clots are associated with people who are on bed rest, obese or live a sedentary lifestyle. But athletes also have a high risk of developing clots and venous disease. Detecting and treating the problem early on can literally save your life, and being proactive makes all the difference. Learn about the connection between athletes and blood clots, including valuable information about prevention, detection and treatment of venous disease in Middle Georgia.