Blood Clots While Traveling: Prevention Is Key!

Traveling puts you at increased risk for blood clots (DVT or deep venous thrombosis), which can lead to a more serious pulmonary embolism (PE). But you can help to prevent blood clots by doing some simple exercises while you drive, ride or fly to your summer vacation. These can be easily remembered because they start …

Blood Clots Can Kill. Who Is At Risk?

A Deep Venous Thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot in one of the deep veins of the leg or arm. If untreated, it can dislodge and move to the lungs where it becomes a Pulmonary Embolism (PE). A Pulmonary Embolism can be fatal and is sometimes called the silent killer (as it may be present …