Checking Yourself for DVT At Home
Checking for deep vein thrombosis should be part of your health care routine. Learn about the signs, symptoms, and treatment options.
How To Check for DVT At Home
An overview of DVT and the wide range of different things you need to know about this potentially life threatening condition.
The Link Between COVID-19 and Deep Vein Thrombosis
Recent studies have shown patients with COVID-19 have an increased risk of blood clots.
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.