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How Compression Socks for DVT Can Save Your Life

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is a severe medical condition characterized by the formation of blood clots in the deep veins of the legs, pelvis, or arms.
These clots can pose an extreme health risk if they dislodge and travel to vital organs like the lungs, leading to a life-threatening condition known as pulmonary embolism. What if there was a simple solution to DVT?
As a matter of fact, there is.
The best compression socks are an effective and non-invasive method to prevent DVT. In this article, we will explore how compression socks work and their role…

The Consequences of Smoking on Your Health

Tobacco is harmful to your health, no matter how you take it. However, the things you inhale have an impact on more than simply your lungs; they also have the potential to harm your entire body. Smoking or even vaping by Vape equipment can cause several long-term health problems as well as long-term consequences on your bodily systems. While smoking increases your risk of several issues over time, some of its physical impacts are seen immediately.

Mental Health Resources For Those Who Suffered From Blood Clots

It takes a lot of strength and power to move past a life-threatening experience. The same goes for those who will live with a chronic illness. Treatment often focuses on physical factors such as resuming normal activities and breathing normally again. However, let us not forget about mental health.
Many people who had a blood clot suffer from anxiety, depression, and even post-traumatic stress disorder. It might help to know that you are not alone if this is the case for you. Fortunately, there are organizations devoted to making mental health services more accessible.
Thrombosis Canada
Based in Canada, this …

Campaign Wants to Spread Awareness of the Risk of High Blood Clot

It is strange to think how low public awareness about blood clots is when they are among the most common threats to the cardiovascular system. Luckily, there are people trying to change this.
The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostatis says that one in four deaths across the globe is caused by blood clots. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has partnered with the National Blood Clot Alliance to make the public more aware of the issue through a public education campaign called “Stop the Clot, Spread the Word.”
It has been pointed out that there are more people dying from blood clots than AIDS, …

How to Tell Uncontrolled Hypertension and Hypertensive Emergencies Apart

It is not an uncommon sight to find patients with hypertension presenting to the Emergency Department. Did you know that one in four Canadians is diagnosed with it? Chronic hypertension is also the leading cause of disability-adjusted life expectancy.
Hypertensive Emergencies
Heterogenous acute hypertensive disorders make up hypertensive emergencies. These afflictions require immediate diagnosis and treatment. Using the main guidelines used in the country, we can break down hypertensive emergencies into two groups:

Evidence of worsening or acute end-organ damage
Severe hypertension (dBP > 120-130 …