Blood Clots And Flying: 5 Tips For Safe Travel With Deep Vein Thrombosis
February 21, 2018
A blood clot is a dangerous build-up of blood in the veins and arteries. It usually forms in the legs and then it is called deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Many risk factors can increase the chances of developing DVT including obesity, smoking, and lack of movement.
Sitting through long flights can have an adverse effect on the circulatory system in the legs especially if you have already suffered from a blood clot. Seeing how blood clots can lead to severe consequences, taking precautions while flying can be life-saving.