Posts tagged: warfarin

Blood Thinners 101

Blood thinners are not as rare these days as you might think – up to 3 million people need to take blood thinning medication in the US each year. Also known as anti-platelet drugs or anticoagulants, blood thinners affect your body’s ability to form blood clots and as such are used in cases of serious […]

Published on: 26 June 2015
Posted by: Veins

Golf Player Sindelar Diagnosed with Pulmonary Embolism

The well-known professional golfer Joey Sindelar was just in the middle of the 2009 Charles Schwab Cup Championship. Then the 51-year-old golf player, originally from Kentucky, got dizzy on the golf course, couldn’t breathe, and was eventually taken to Sonoma Valley Hospital. The diagnosis: pulmonary embolism. Turning pro in 1981, Sindelar has won 7 PGA […]

Published on: 3 June 2015
Posted by: Veins