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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 »
Immune Disorders May Raise Blood Clot Risk in Hospitalized Patients by HealthFinder Posted Sun 09 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink Those with conditions such as lupus appear more vulnerable, study suggests. SUNDAY, ... Read on »
Hormone Disorder and the Pill Tied to Blood Clots by Medline Plus Posted Mon 03 Dec 2012 1:23pm Women who have a hormone disorder called polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and who take the birth control pill have twice the risk of blood clots than do other women on the Pill, according to a new study. Source: Reuters Health Related MedlinePlus Pages: Birth Control , Bleeding Disorders , Polycystic Ovary Syndrome 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 »
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 »
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 »
The Clot Wars – New Rivals to Warfarin as Blood Clot Preventer by Ed H. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Tue 07 Sep 2010 2:33pm For investors who have been asking themselves whether medium-size pharmaceutical companies can survive in an industry that has had recent mega-mergers, the answer seems to be yes. At least for Bristol-Myers Squibb. The company’s experimental anticoagulant drug apixaban worked better than aspirin in preventing stroke and systemic blood clots ... 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 »
Migraine sufferers at risk of blood clots by GoToSee Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 22 Sep 2008 11:03am Migraine sufferers may be more at risk of developing deadly blood clots, according to new research from Austria. Researchers at the Innsbruck Medical University say the condition known as thromboembolism or venous thrombosis happens when blood clots form in the veins which restricts circulation and leads to pain and swelling. Should a cl ... Read on »
Economy class syndrome and blood clots in travelers by Dr. Erik McLaughlin Medical Doctor Posted Fri 17 Feb 2012 12:00am “Economy class syndrome” is an old concept that sitting in tight, cramped seats in the back of an airplane can lead to DVTs or blood clots in the legs. The idea of travelers and blood clots/DVTs is an important concept and all travelers need to know about this illness along with how to prevent it. Before we look at a new piece of medical ... Read on »