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Blood clots, blood clots :( by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 5:14pm It took the ER nurses, technicians, and doctor 7 hours to check me out. The conclusion was that I had several blood clots in my legs. The CAT scan didn't show any clots in my lungs, but the ER doctor felt that I probably had some small ones that were causing me get tired after just a few seconds of activity. I left the ER and went to a regular ... Read on »
Infection linked to dangerous blood clots in veins and lungs, U-M study shows by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Wed 04 Apr 2012 10:03pm University of Michigan Health System news Older adults who get infections of any kind – such as urinary, skin, or respiratory tract infections – are nearly three times more likely to be hospitalized for a dangerous blood clot in their deep veins or lungs, University of Michigan Health System research shows. T ... Read on »
Inclusig (Ponatinib): Drug Safety Communication - Increased Reports Of Serious Blood Clots In Arteries And Veins by FDA Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 10:30am [Posted 10/11/2013] AUDIENCE: Health Professional, Oncology ISSUE: FDA is investigating an increasing frequency of reports of serious and life-threatening blood clots and severe narrowing of blood vessels (arteries and veins) of patients taking the leukemia chemotherapy drug Iclusig (ponatinib). Data ... Read on »
Migraines Linked to Vein Blood Clots by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 10:16am This study is surprising to me Link: Migraines Linked to Vein Blood Clots. Sept. 15, 2008 -- Migraine sufferers appear to be at increased risk for stroke, and now a new study may help explain why. One theory has been that people with migraines develop hardened plaque within the arteries -- known as atherosclerosis -- earlier than people ... Read on »
Do Statins Lower Risk of Vein Blood Clots? by Heartstrong Registered NurseFacebook Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 6:28pm  When a blood clot forms in a vein it is called a venous thromboembolism.  DVT (deep vein thrombosis) is a blood clot in a large leg vein and can be life threatening if these blood clots break loose and travels to the heart, lungs or brain.  The JUPITER trial which evaluated the statin Crestor (a cholesterol lowering medication) had previousl ... Read on »
One positive result of my blood clots by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sat 13 Jun 2009 10:47pm My blood clots really weakened my body. On the Monday that I discovered the clots, I could only walk 50-100 feet, and going up stairs to my bedroom was really hard and my head was covered with sweat. I was in the hospital for 5 days and did a small amount of walking there -- I got up to about 400 feet. I gained almost 30 pounds of water-weight in m ... Read on »
Blood Clotting Drug Lysteda approved by FDA for Treatment of Heavy Bleeding with Menstrual Periods by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Nov 2009 10:01pm The state 3 trials were just completed.  The article said use with contraception pills is also not a good idea.  I believe this is one of the first non hormone treatment in a pill format (beyond what Midol can do)  that had been approved to treat menstrual period with heavy bleeding.    This is the same company that markets Darvon, located in Ken ... Read on »
What Causes Blood Clots? by Kodjoworkout Posted Wed 23 May 2012 7:00am Blood is an essential fluid that runs throughout the body and its main function is to carry nutrients and supply them to various organs and cells in the body. Blood runs through blood vessels consisting of veins and arteries. Arteries are the blood vessels that carry pure blood pumped from the heart, and veins carry the impure blood fro ... Read on »
Surgery for inflammatory bowel disease raises risk of blood clots by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Tue 18 Oct 2011 10:29am Patients suffering from inflammatory bowel diseaseA group of inflammatory conditions of the intestine. The two major forms are Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. (IBDAn abbreviation for inflammatory bowel disease, a group of inflammatory conditions of the intestine. The two major forms are Crohn’s diseas ... Read on »
A Blood Clot in Hillary Clinton's Brain: How It Can Turn Out Just Fine by slimdaidaihu Posted Thu 03 Jan 2013 7:24am We see it all the time. Someone takes a blow to the head that stuns them for a moment. They don't lose consciousness. They don't even "see stars" or forget where they are. They might fall at home, on the ski slopes, or while trying to show their grandchildren that they remember how to roller skate. Maybe they have a nagging headache and some ... Read on »