The Link Between COVID-19 and Deep Vein Thrombosis
Recent studies have shown patients with COVID-19 have an increased risk of blood clots.
Are Massages an Effective Treatment for DVT?
Massage therapy is not a cure for varicose veins and especially not for DVT. If you're experiencing pain or other physical symptoms because of your varicose veins you should see a vein doctor.
What is a Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)?
A DVT is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one of the deep veins in the body. After forming, the thrombus can break off and move to other parts of the body and can cause a heart attack, stroke, or pulmonary embolism.
Can Athletes Get Deep Vein Thrombosis?
Older people and frequent flyers aren’t the only ones at risk for deep vein thrombosis. Young, healthy athletes have been known to experience blood clots in the leg.
Death of Dwayne Johnson's Father Serves as a Reminder of the Danger of DVT
Actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson recently revealed that his father died of deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot in his leg that led to a fatal heart attack.
How to Keep Your Varicose Veins Safe During Holiday Travel
Planning a long trip this holiday season? If you have varicose veins, you need to take some precautions before you embark.
"Stop the Clot" Campaign Aims to Raise Awareness About DVT
The CDC has launched a public service campaign to raise awareness about risk factors for deep vein thrombosis.
Study Links Cardiovascular Fitness and Lessened DVT Risk
More and more evidence points to a connection between cardiovascular health and venous disorders like deep vein thrombosis and varicose veins.