Posts tagged: venous thromboembolism

Who’s at Risk on a Long-haul Flight?

Air travel has become one of the main means of transport for many people. Whether you fly internationally on vacation or domestically on business, so far flying is the fastest way to get to the point of destination. Unfortunately, even flying is not without its risks, and I’m not talking engine failure or adverse weather […]

Published on: 7 August 2015
Posted by: Veins

Venous Thromboembolism in Numbers: Are You at Risk?

A serious condition that can affect your health for the rest of your life, deep vein (or venous) thrombosis, also knowns as simply DVT, is a blood clot that forms in the deep veins of your body, usually in lower extremities. If left untreated, the blood clot can break off and travel towards the lungs, […]

Published on: 12 June 2015
Posted by: Veins