You may have heard about Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), which is the formation of a blood clot in a deep vein. But you may not know that March is DVT Awareness Month. This public health initiative is aimed at raising awareness about this commonly occurring medical condition and its potentially fatal complication––pulmonary embolism.
Thanksgiving week is one of the busiest travel times of the year across the U.S., so you may be spanning great distances to see your family and friends –– by planes, trains or automobiles. So if you suffer from any of the contributing factors of vein disease, Maryland Vein Professionals wants you to know that you can be at risk for developing life-threatening conditions like deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and even a pulmonary embolism.
If you have varicose veins, you know that one of the worst complications is the appearance of bluish-red twisted, dark, or lumpy veins sprawling across your legs. It can be easy to overlook the fact that this medical condition can…
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) is something we should all be aware of during airplane rides and long car trips over the holidays. Below are some quick questions and answers about DVT from Maryland Vein Professionals. What is DVT? Deep Vein Thrombosis is a condition in which a blood clot (thrombus) forms in one or more of the deep veins in your body, usually in your legs.