25 Nov '14, 7pm

Preventing Travel-Related Blood Clots: A “Passport to Safety”

Preventing Travel-Related Blood Clots: A “Passport to Safety”

As holidays or vacation time approaches, it is not too early to think about protecting yourself from the risk of blood clots when you travel for more than four hours – whether it is by plane, train, car or bus. The National Blood Clot Alliance has published a one page “Passport to Safety” that provides a common sense guide to what you need to know to prevent blood clots when you are traveling for long distances. By following a few simple steps, especially “moving your legs and feet and getting out of your seat” is the “ounce of prevention that is worth a pound of cure”.

Full article: http://www.stoptheclot.org/blog/article318.htm

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