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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 »
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 »
Long Duration Flights Triple Risk of Blood Clots by Robin P. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 22 Oct 2008 4:37pm I fly from Minnesota to Texas a few times a year and always get achy legs. A resent report found the risk of developing potentially fatal blood clots in the legs roughly triples on a flight that lasts longer than four hours. The flights I take are usually only 2 1/2 hours but by the time I factor in the time sitting for take off and landing it's ... 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 »
New online guides to prevent and treat blood clots by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 16 Sep 2008 7:10am AHRQ.gov - Two new guides to help consumers and clinicians prevent and treat the dangerous blood clots known as deep vein thrombosis were released recently by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. Not all blood clots are harmful but deep vein thrombosis, a blood clot that forms in the d ... 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 »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: FDA investigating leukemia drug Iclusig (ponatinib) after increased reports of serious blood clot by FDA Posted Fri 11 Oct 2013 10:37am Safety Announcement [10-11-2013]  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (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).   ... Read on »
A possible reason for my slow recovery since my blood clot attack in January by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 01 Dec 2009 10:03pm I received an interesting email from a pulmonary critical care physician (who is also a marathoner) who recently discovered this blog and has been reading about my recovery from my auto accident five years ago and from my blood clots in January. He hasn't seen my medical records or the x-ray of the vein filter that was put in my body five years ago ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Reader Question, Blood Clots and Running by irunnerblog Posted Wed 02 Mar 2011 9:31am Question via Twitter: Wondering if you have addressed this blood clots and running ? What are the risks ? Symptoms ? Marisa, Runner Therapy: A blood clot (also called a DVT or deep vein thrombosis) refers to a mass of coagulated cells which sits in any deep vein of the lower extremity or pelvis. Symptoms of a suspected clot include red ... Read on »