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I haven’t posted much of an update from my surgery and honestly, it’s because a lot has happened and I don’t want a pity party. But I’ve already shared this personal part of my life through social media, so I at least want to give some sort of update. Recovery from my heart surgery has not been normal...I had increased pain in my pelvic region that started last weekend (4 days post surgery) and continued to worsen. I kept telling myself I just had surgery so to suck it up. I tried returning to work Monday, as the doctor ordered, and was in much more pain and could barely walk, dizzy, couldn’t button my pants because the pressure hurt. My doctor scheduled an emergency ultrasound, just in case, and they found a large blood clot in my femoral vein from the surgery. They wheeled me to the ER and found it was stationary (not traveling to my lungs or heart at this time). They put me on blood thinner injections that I have to inject into my stomach daily and basically said just keep an eye on it. I’m under close watch from doctors and have a much longer road to recovery now (praying it doesn’t worsen). I am truly trying to keep my spirits high and I keep thinking about how many lives I can touch and motivate through my struggles🖤 Everyone is fighting some battle; just be nice✨As long as I’m here, I will fight and appreciate my beautiful life🌻✨ Also, women on oral contraceptives PLEASE follow up with your doctor and see if you have history of blood clots in your family, know the symptoms, it could save your life 🦋
•Netflix shows, good books, and stationery hobby suggestions would be appreciated 👍
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Know the signs and symptoms of blood clots in your lung, also known as pulmonary embolism or PE. Symptoms may include chest pain, particularly with a deep breath; difficult breathing; coughing or coughing up blood and an accelerated heart rate. If you think you have a blood clot in your lung, seek emergency medical care. .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #bloodclot #bloodclots #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #bloodclotawareness #knowyourrisk #knowthesigns


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Know the signs and symptoms of blood clots in your leg or arm, also known as deep vein thrombosis or DVT. Symptoms may include pain or swelling that is not caused by an injury, swelling, skin that is warm to the touch, or skin that is discolored. If you think you have a blood clot in your leg or arm, contact your doctor right away. .
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If you use or are thinking about using hormonal birth control, learn more about potential blood clot risks. Visit www.womenandbloodclots.org/resources, or click the link in our profile.
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Use and share our birth control and blood clots Risk Assessment Tool. .
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#bloodclot awareness is very important and isn't publicised enough. Thanks for sharing your story @karenmcdougal - I’m shocked to learn this!! Before my #DVT ‘s (I had 5 in my left arm at once ...3 DVT and 2 superficial), I didn’t know anything about #bloodclots. Mine were caused from being bed ridden for so long (sick from my breast implants) and then a major surgery (4 hours...removing implants ..which involved serious scraping of my ribs, breast tissue, lift, etc)...then being too sore (and sick still) to even move around.
Just be aware ...ANYONE can develop clots. #life~threatening!! - #regrann


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Have the feelings, all the feelings. Recovery from a blood clot is hard, and it hurts - physically and emotionally. My recovery from blood clots included some of the darkest days of my life. You don't have to be positive all of the time - and I wasn't - but I did always hope that one day it would get better. And one day, it did. .
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#BCRN #hopeforhealing #bloodclotrecovery #bloodclot #bloodclots #bloodclotawareness #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #awarenessmatters #BloodClotRecoveryNetwork #support #healing #hope


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Hormone therapy with estrogen for the treatment of menopause symptoms increases a woman’s risk of blood clots up to three-fold. The risk for blood clots due to hormone therapy is much higher among women with a blood clotting disorder or with a history of blood clots. Learn more via our profile link: Women and Blood Clots.
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Guys I didn't know how bad blood clots could be. I woke up Friday morning and knew something was wrong. Mine was the typical story. Most don't go from a small knot to football size blood clot in their arms. I'll spare you the pics of that. I'm at home in bed talking it easy. Please read up about blood clots. I don't care if though think not me. Yes you. I'm 37. You are not too young.


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Health awareness tips
Blood and it's importance
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Nasze trzy wojowniczki - tak o sobie mówią nie rozstają z silikonową biżuterią ❤️❤️❤️ Przypominamy, że akcja ma na celu promowanie informacji o trombofilii i żylnej chorobie zakrzepowo – zatorowej w społeczeństwie i wśród lekarzy 👥 ❤️👩‍⚕️👨‍⚕️
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Have you been recently diagnosed with a blood clot or clotting disorder? Join our free online peer support community of over 4,000 members and talk with people who understand exactly what you're going through.
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Visit the link in our bio profile or stoptheclot.inspire.com
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Trying to use some humor when dealing with the pain of my previous brain clot #thekrayniks #factorvleiden #venoussinusthrombosis #bloodclotawareness #bloodclotsurvior


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Blood clots are usually treated - and prevented - with anticoagulants, or blood thinners, as they are commonly referred to. It is important that you work with your doctor to develop a treatment plan that works for you. Your health is multi-faceted, and emotional healing is just as important as physical healing. If you’re struggling with depression or anxiety after your blood clot, you are not alone. Seek professional guidance from a psychologist or counselor.
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Also, don’t forget about peer support. Join my Facebook Group: Search Blood Clot Recovery Network. .
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Changes in the amount of vitamin K in your diet can affect the oral anticoagulant warfarin. However, you do not have to avoid foods that are high in vitamin K. These foods are part of a healthy diet. The most important thing to remember about vitamin K intake is being consistent as much as possible, and communicating any changes that may occur to your doctor. .
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My calf has been hurting for about 14 days and I haven’t run. 🏃🏼‍♀️ Something I don’t touch upon on my instagram like I used to is my history of blood clots in my left calf. My most recent one was after the #marinecorpsmarathon last October. (Running and fundraising for #teamstoptheclot)
I suffer from #postthromboticsyndrome (or #pts for short.) Basically, the vein in my calf is damaged from the clot. The original (and subsequent) clot never “go away.” They heal over and form a scab in your vein. For most people that isn’t a problem. For people with post thrombosis, they experience similar symptoms to a clot- pain, swelling. I tend to get it in the summer more- a combination of heat and increased activity. It will render me on “couch rest” for a minimum of 3-4 days, which is hard as a mother and also in New England. We get such a short summer!
At some point if the pain doesn’t go away I have to go get an ultrasound to make sure it’s not another clot. The time period of pain to healing is hard and unnerving, because I know what my risk is.
At the beginning of this week my anxiety started picking up because the pain hadn’t subsided. However after replacing my running shoes, increasing my magnesium, and sleeping in my compression socks, the pain finally is going down. I even took a few strides last night!
Never, ever, let pain in your legs go unchecked if it doesn’t get better after a few days. Go to urgent care. Get an ultrasound. Blood clots can be deadly if left untreated, as they can break off and go to your lungs, causing a #pulmonaryembolism
Don’t “tough it out” They are more common in athletes than anyone wants to believe.
I’m off my soapbox now, and hopefully back on the road and trails soon.
@stoptheclot is great for more information and what symptoms to look out for a #DVT or a #pe
Want to read my whole story on my initial blood clot? #linkinbio .
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Pregnancy is a major risk factor for the development of dangerous blood clots. Women who are pregnant or who have just given birth are at increased risk for blood clots. .
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Learn more via our bio link, select “Women and Blood Clots.”
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ATTN RUNNERS: Add meaning to your miles! Team Stop The Clot®️ has one spot available for the TCS New York City Marathon on November 4, and several spots available for the Marine Corps 10K on October 28. Join this fit and fun Team by taking on one these exciting challenges to support NBCA.
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The TCS New York City Marathon has grown from a Central Park race, with 55 finishers, to the world's biggest and most popular marathon, with more than 50,000 finishers in 2017. The Marine Corps 10K is hosted in the nation's capital with the start and finish in Arlington, VA. This race provides an unparalleled journey through the most recognizable landmarks in our country. .
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For more information, please email jelkin@stoptheclot.org
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It is important to work with your doctor to determine the safest and most effective contraceptive method for you – or, you and your partner. Make it a point to talk to your healthcare provider about your blood clotting risks and birth control options. .
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Visit the link in our bio profile, then Women and Blood Clots for information to help get you started.
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I'm really grateful - and maybe a little lucky - that my blood clot experience led to a new kind of beauty for me. I love helping other people through their recoveries from blood clots, and I love doing what I can to share important information, that I hope helps to save lives.
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If you're healed, or healing, have you been able to find a new kind of beauty as a result of your experience? Tell me about it.
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#BCRN #hopeforhealing #bloodclotrecovery #bloodclot #bloodclots #bloodclotawareness #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #awarenessmatters #BloodClotRecoveryNetwork #hope #healing #notalone #giveback


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The past 2 years my body spirit and mind have endured it all. I survived the early stages of cervical cancer, 3 concussions, 3 major surgeries, 2 minor surgeries and losing my ability to work, drive or even perform my normal day to day activities but some how God keeps making a way for me to take care of my 4 babies. Although the pain and meds can take a toll on me, I'm living my best life. I have 2 more surgeries to go and hopefully I'll be able to take my babies to see the world and finally marry the love of my life. #roadtorecovery #bedrestchronicles #makeup #beauty #naturalbrows #biglips #brownskin #caribbeanbloodline #fibromyalgia #blooddisorder #chronicpain #rheumatoid #bloodclottherapy #bloodclots #bloodclotawareness #eliquis #bloodthinner #surviror #radiopersonality #brandambassador #positivebodyimage #bbw #fatgirls #prettyfatgirls #plussized #bbwkingslove #bbwking #abradleyconsulting #checktheresume


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It can be hard to keep track of my warfarin doses without a system (truth: I would never remember what to take or when to take it). I like to use this super-simple pill case when I am traveling, or even at home. The last one I had like this lasted about 10 years, before one of the covers snapped off (truth: I pushed it back way too far when I was trying to fill it). I just ordered another one on Amazon (for under $10), and I am glad to see it includes my favorite color, which is purple (truth: if you have to take pills, why not smile when you do?)
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Get your own pill case via the link in my profile: Select “Shop BCRN.”
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I love him because he gets me. I like simple things, and I’m renewed by the beauty of nature. Where some may see a weed, I see a flower. Today we went on a walk in the woods where we saw thistles, bergamot, wild garlic, echinacea, and where we tasted wild mulberries fresh from the branch (Note: I only eat them because my husband knows what they are. Never would I eat something from the woods that I can’t identify with 100% certainty). From there, we went to my favorite gemstone store to look at beautiful rocks and minerals. I’ve loved them since I was a child, and they bring back wonderful memories for me. What renews your spirit and soul? .
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Like many other couples, our vows included "for better, or for worse," and like many other couples, I never thought we would need the "for worse" part. But, we did. Thank you for sticking by my side when you didn't have to. I hope we've been through our worst, but if we haven't, I know that we can get through it together. Happy 11th wedding anniversary. 💗
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Reader Writes In: "I collapsed on March 26 without any warning, whatsoever. I was admitted to the hospital with bilateral PEs. I still have heart palpitations and chest pain, but a cardiac cath showed my heart arteries weren't blocked. The extreme fatigue and lack of motivation drives me crazy. I guess I thought I should feel better by now. I am glad for this site, as it shows me I need to be patient with myself. Thanks for allowing people to post their experiences."
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A big symptom for us Potsies Is blood pooling, I get it really bad especially after coming out of the shower or bath and usually worse on my left leg/foot due to the DVT.
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In a healthy human when moving to the standing position the heart rate will slightly increase as the body pumps more blood back round to the heart. A Potsie it's completely abnormal when moving to the standing position or any for that matter of fact, resulting in blood pooling and an excessively fast heart rate otherwise known as tachycardia and all the other symptoms we have to deal with .
#potssyndrome
#pots #potsie #potsawareness #dysautonomiaawareness #dysautonomia #autoimmunedisorder #autoimmunestruggles #bloodpooling #bloodclot #bloodclotawareness #dvt #dvtawareness #rareillness #rarechronicillness #chronicallyill #chronicillness #chronic #makenoiseforturquoise💙


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#Repost @stoptheclot
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Blood clots are dangerous, but they can often be prevented. Knowledge is key to prevention. Discuss your risk for blood clots with a trusted healthcare provider. Learn more via the link in our profile @stoptheclot, or at www.stoptheclot.org .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #bloodclot #bloodclots #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #knowyourrisk #knowthesigns #sharemore #knowmore #bloodclotawareness #raiseyourvoice #raiseawareness


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Learn about and share the signs and symptoms of blood clots. Visit the link in our bio for more information. .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #knowthesigns #bloodclot #bloodclots #bloodclotawareness #knowmore #sharemore #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #lung #leg #arm


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Learn about and share the signs and symptoms of blood clots. Visit the link in our bio for more information. .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #knowthesigns #bloodclot #bloodclots #bloodclotawareness #knowmore #sharemore #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #lung #leg #arm


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Do you know the signs and symptoms of blood clots? Find out via the link in my profile. .
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What symptoms or signs did you experience? Share in the comments.
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#BCRN #bloodclotrecoverynetwork #bloodclotsupport #awarenessmatters #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #bloodclot #bloodclots #bloodclotawareness #signs #symptoms #knowthesigns


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Reader Writes In: “I will be on a plane for the first time ever due to my father-in-law being very ill. I know I need to stay hydrated and move my legs and feet, but what were y’all perscribed? My doctor gave me an RX for heparin, but I’d like to hear some feedback. I had a PE after the birth of my daughter in 2015.”
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{Note: This thread is not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice. It is a place to share your personal experiences with people who understand.}
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Visit http://bit.ly/BloodClotSupport or the link in my profile to join my private Facebook Group for more ongoing discussions like this.
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Are you tired of struggling alone? You don't have to. Join over 4,000 members in BCRN's exclusive Facebook Group and gain personal, real-time support.
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Visit http://bit.ly/BloodClotSupport or the link in my profile.
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Race number 10 of 19 means we are officially OVER HALF WAY through our fundraising challenge! 🎉 Last night we ran Chase The Sun 10k for @kingscollegehospital where I had limb saving treatment for 19 days in 2016. Please help us continue to give back & support this amazing hospital at www.justgiving.com/fundraising/helenisrunningforkings (link in bio)🏅
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Using tens therapy to try to prevent blood clots and muscle atrophy.... #bloodclotsurvivor #bloodclotawareness


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Great info @stoptheclot - If you think you might be too old, too young, too active, or too healthy to experience a blood clot, think again. Blood clots can and do affect anyone. If you think you might be at risk, talk to your doctor about how you can reduce your risk. .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #bloodclot #bloodclots #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #knowyourrisk #knowthesigns #sharemore #knowmore#bloodclotawareness #raiseyourvoice #raiseawareness #tbsmedical #regrann


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Life changes, you wake up and nothings the same... #thomasrhett One week with pneumonia and a new blood clot in my lungs down... new lifestyle changes have started. .
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On this date last year, I ended up in the ER with a pulmonary embolism.
I believe my ACL injury started the chain of events. About 4-5 days prior to the PE, I felt a cramp in my calf of my injured leg that hurt every time I walked. I called my doctor and we determined it was probably because I wasn't walking normally because of my injury. Once i made a point to walk heel-toe, I felt a lot better. The injury most likely caused a DVT, which is a blood clot in your leg.
July 3rd I woke up early AM with a painful cramping in my leg. It hurt enough that I couldn't fall back asleep. I ended up passing out twice on my way to the bathroom. When I came to, I was delirious and didn't know where I was. I couldn't breathe. I was sweating. My husband heard me fall in the bathroom and I apparently passed out again when he was trying to help me up. I was aware enough to hear him ask if I wanted him to take me to the ER and I replied he needed to call an ambulance.
I was in and out on the way to the hospital. I remember thinking I was going to die. They took me for a CT scan right away which showed I had significant clots in both of my lungs. I immediately was started on a blood thinner.
Once admitted, they checked my blood every few hours to make sure they didn't need to adjust anything. We had told them about my knee injury and they checked to make sure there weren't any blood clots hanging out in my legs (there weren't). When it was all said and done, it was determined that my knee injury probably set things in motion, but I also learned that I have a blood clot disorder (Which I was unaware of) and the type of birth control I was on did not help matters. I stayed overnight and was able to be discharged on the 4th.
This obviously postponed my knee surgery until I no longer had blood clots in my lungs (took about 3 months). I am now on aspirin for life. A positive outcome for something that could have turned out really badly. To remember that day, here is a really bad selfie of me and some info on PEs, DVTs and blood blots. #bloodclotawareness #bloodclot #pulmonaryembolism #dvt #ACL


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#Repost @namastefitlife with @get_repost
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Don't just click 💙 because it's a rad pic, take a few minutes and READ... ITS IMPORTANT.
The most POWERFUL form of medicine is MOVEMENT❣️
#worldthrombosisday
A very special FEATURE today, of our ambassador Samantha Milk. This beautiful, inspiring, and outgoing woman motivates us daily to DO more, MOVE and THRIVE. "At 19 years old I was a healthy Tumbling Coach. I started to develop severe back pain and a throbbing headache, so I assumed I might have pinched a nerve in my back. I slept on the floor for a few days thinking the pain would eventually subside. Until I noticed the right side of my neck was swollen and tender. I went to the hospital, where they tried to dismiss the pain and were ready to discharge me. It wasn’t until I started having seizures where they knew something wasn’t right. After a few scans and an MRI later, they found 2 cerebral venous thrombosis in my sinus and 1 blood clot blocking all blood flow in my right internal jugular. They brought me into surgery immediately to remove the blood clots. Although I was on an anticoagulant (heparin) during my recovery, a week later, all of my blood clots returned, as well as having suffered a stroke. I went into surgery once more for the removal of the clots, but at this point the bigger question was- WHY is this happening? After testing, my doctors found I have Factor V Leiden and Protein S Deficiency, both of which are clotting disorders, as well as being severely anemic.
For long term treatment, I was placed on Coumadin (anticoagulant), amongst many other medications, that made me feel not like myself. During this time, I was depressed, anxious, terrified of anything that could happen. My doctors had told me I shouldn’t be alive today, and that I’m lucky I could even walk or talk the way I could. I was restricted in what activities I was cleared to do that weren’t too much risk. As such, I gained a lot of weight. It was an ugly circle and I just wasn’t the same person anymore.
But then I found yoga and TRX. I choose any and all activities that require movement or being outside. Yes, I’m still the same person... *continue in comments*


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#DVT is such a serious health issue @greatcbdreviews - Blood clots are a serious public health problem that kills hundreds of thousands of adults each year of which the majority of cases are preventable.

In the U.S. over 250,000 people die each year from blood clot conditions. DVT is formed when blood thickens and clumps together, then travels and causes complications, such as a stroke.

Thrombosis is the term for the condition that occurs when a blood clot (called a thrombus) forms in an artery or vein. Deep Vein Thrombosis or DVT, a potentially deadly condition, is the kind of thrombosis caused when a blood clot develops in a large vein, often in the lower leg, thigh or pelvis.

How does CBD help?

Research showed that there is a cardioprotective effect of taking CBD. (1)

One of the biggest complaints from those that suffer from DVT is leg swelling. Rubbing CBD while massaging the leg can help reduce swelling. This is especially true for Full Spectrum CBD salves.

CBD is well known for treating inflammation. (2) Early research shows that chronic inflammation plays a key role in the pathophysiology of atherothrombosis. (3)

Researchers suggest that patients with respiratory and urinary tract infections have a temporarily doubled risk of deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Patrick Vallance at University College London reports that acute respiratory illness significantly increases the risk of DVT. (4)
Vallance and his team believe it is the body’s inflammatory response that puts people at greater risk for blood clots in the lungs and veins. Future research is needed.

Do you have DVT?
Studies:

1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3026637/
2. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29632236
3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17133101?access_num=17133101&link_type=MED&dopt=Abstract
4. https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn8926-inflammation-may-cause-deadly-blood-clots/

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The scary moment when you go to the Truckee Hospital. Also, the happy moment when everything is okay and you can keep hiking. Oh and the hilarious moment when you explain to the doctors and nurses why you are so dirty and smelly! #pacificcresttrail #pct2018 #bloodclotawareness #pulmonaryembolismsurvivor #postthromboticsyndrome


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One thing I keep having to remind myself is that I’m a DVT/PE SURVIVOR! Yes, in all caps!
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Ever since developing and then fighting the deadly blood clots off, I’ve been battling a major mental (and sometimes external) struggle.
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The physical struggle is just as hard for you to see as the mental struggle. Both are internal. It’s easy to see and sympathize with someone in a cast, on crutches, etc. I can talk until I’m blue in the face about the leg, ankle, and chest pain and discomfort I experience almost daily - but you’ll never be able to see it.
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And sometimes the pains and discomfort are just enough to make me wonder if it’s another clot. And if it’s another clot, is it going to hit my heart or brain today? Or maybe it’s just a strained muscle and I need to rest, or “walk it off” like I was originally told and misdiagnosed.
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Everyday is some sort of struggle. Today is a bigger struggle. Sometimes I’ll even send an “I love you” text to my parents, because what if it’s the last text they receive from me? I’m definitely not trying to be morbid, but once you’ve been that close before, you never know when it may happen again.
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Today, I ask that you reach out to those you love. Just say hi! Send them your favorite silly gif or puppy picture! And today I ask that when someone says they’re in pain or dealing with something - believe them!! ❤️


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Blood clots are dangerous, but they can be treated, and sometimes, they can even be prevented. About half of all blood clots occur during or within three months of a hospital stay. If you are facing hospitalization or surgery, know your risk, be able to recognize blood clot signs and symptoms, and work with your healthcare team to develop a blood clot prevention plan before you go to the hospital. Get your blood clot prevention plan at www.stoptheclot/spreadtheword, or via our profile link @stoptheclot
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Just got my #awareness #feathers drawn by @kcwarthog from the frame shop. By themselves they were great, but in the frames and matted they really pop. #apsfa #apslife #apswarrior #apsawareness #autoimmunedisease #antiphospholipidsyndrome #goburgundy #gopurple #dvtsurvivor #pesurvivor #stoptheclot #bloodclotawareness #masterartist


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Some stories are more difficult than others to share on social media. Nya Jona` Hodoh tragically lost her life to a pulmonary embolism, or blood clot in the lung, on June 15. Nya, who fought blood clots most of her life due to multiple reconstructive surgeries and the presence of May-Thurner Syndrome (MTS), was a fighter since birth, according to her family. Her dream was to become a hematologist so that she could help other young people who were struggling with blood clots and MTS. The loss of this beautiful young life underscores the importance and urgency of the work that is being done to better understand and treat blood clots. It is also an important reminder that more work and research needs to be done to treat and prevent blood clots, and to help save more lives. Read her story in The Birmingham Times under ‘Latest.’
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Did you know? Birth control methods that contain estrogen are a risk factor for dangerous blood clots. Learn more via the link in our profile @stoptheclot, or at www.womenandbloodclots.org
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Well bad news and good news. .
The pain in my leg was not just a charlie horse, but a blood clot. After work yesterday I decided to go to urgent care to have it checked out. My left calf is swollen and causing me intense pain. They took blood and sent me home. .
I got a phone call about an hour later with results, and they told me to get to the ER asap. Zach's mom and my mom hung out with me. They did an ultrasound around 9 PM and found a blood clot. Family history, birth control and flying all could have caused it. Those positive affirmations are so necessary.
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They have me on different meds now. Giving myself shots of blood thinners for 5 days, more blood thinners, and I'm not allowed to move around for 48 hours. So most of my day was spent sleeping. Massive migraine all day, and finally around 2 found out I could take my migraine meds. I'm finally up now  elevating my leg. .
It's been super painful and scary, especially since the April experience. Just when I thought things were looking up... now this. I can't think like that tho....
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 I'm choosing to be positive. Thankful to have made the decision to get it checked. All the positivity from everyone and happy vibes have really kept my spirits up. Zach, his parents, my mom, sharilyn and so many more people have been so helpful! I'll keep you updated, in the mean time, no moving around. I miss going to my dental job since I haven't been there in like over a week, but I am thankful to have a part time opportunity that can literally go with me anywhere. .
This is just the start to an entirely new and scary journey. Many appointments, shots, meds, blood draws and more to come. But it's nothing I can't handle 🤘
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Regrann from @stoptheclot - Blood clots are dangerous, but they can often be prevented. Knowledge is key to prevention. Discuss your risk for blood clots with a trusted healthcare provider. Learn more via the link in our profile @stoptheclot, or at www.stoptheclot.org .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #bloodclot #bloodclots #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #knowyourrisk #knowthesigns #sharemore #knowmore #bloodclotawareness #raiseyourvoice #raiseawareness - #regrann


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Traveling and having a chronic illness can be hard! Especially when you're traveling long distances. ✨✨✨✨
Traveling for long periods of time predisposes us to blood clots. Check out my blog post on my website (link in bio) to learn about ways to keep you from developing a blood clot while traveling! This goes for travelers that aren't ill also! We all are prone to blood clots! .
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Blood clots are dangerous, but they can often be prevented. Knowledge is key to prevention. Discuss your risk for blood clots with a trusted healthcare provider. Learn more via the link in our profile @stoptheclot, or at www.stoptheclot.org .
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Regrann from @stoptheclot - If you think you might be too old, too young, too active, or too healthy to experience a blood clot, think again. Blood clots can and do affect anyone. If you think you might be at risk, talk to your doctor about how you can reduce your risk. Learn more via the link in our profile @stoptheclot, or at www.stoptheclot.org .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #bloodclot #bloodclots #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #knowyourrisk #knowthesigns #sharemore #knowmore#bloodclotawareness #raiseyourvoice #raiseawareness - #regrann


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My P.E scare..( end of April)
Yet again another admission during my pregnancy due to chest pains, tightness, shortness of breath & tachycardia they immediately wanted me admitted for observations.
An ultrasound, chest x-ray & a blood gas test ( blood taken from an artery instead of vein to check for carbon dioxide & oxygen levels in the blood) confirmed it wasn't a P.E ( pulmonary embolism) thankfully but just my pregnancy making my POTS symptoms 10x worse than normal. The blood gas was worse than any blood test I've had done before & it didn't help my veins weren't co-operative during my pregnancy 🤨

A Pulmonary Embolism for anyone who doesn't know is a blockage in the vessel in your lung, which if left untreated or not treated quickly enough can be life threatening. It usually happens due to a blood clot in the leg, and a bit breaking off travelling through the blood stream and blocking the vessels in the lungs. Symptoms include what I experienced above also coughing up blood & previous/ongoing history of clots

#potssyndrome #potsawareness #dvt #dvtawareness #stoptheclot #peawareness #pulmonaryembolism #pulmonaryembolismawareness #spooniewithasideofsalt #spoonie #chronicillness #chronicallyill #pregnantspoonie #pregnantwithpots #deepveinthrombosis #bloodclotawareness


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If you think you might be too old, too young, too active, or too healthy to experience a blood clot, think again. Blood clots can and do affect anyone. If you think you might be at risk, talk to your doctor about how you can reduce your risk. Learn more via the link in our profile @stoptheclot, or at www.stoptheclot.org .
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#stoptheclot #spreadtheword #sharetostoptheclot #bloodclot #bloodclots #DVT #deepveinthrombosis #PE #pulmonaryembolism #knowyourrisk #knowthesigns #sharemore #knowmore#bloodclotawareness #raiseyourvoice #raiseawareness


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Those suffering or previously suffering with a DVT what were you first symptoms? How quickly were you diagnosed?
12th April 2018 I woke up with the worst groin pain, and everytime i walked I thought my left leg was going to give way, I presumed baby was just lying akwardly on a nerve. Fast forward to night time, I got up from my seat and all of a sudden my left leg seized up, and went bright red. I couldn't put pressure on it at all, I quickly flung things together in a bag prepared for a hospital stay as I knew something wasnt right, while also trying to phone my parents for help & trying to explain to my 4 year old why mummy was crawling along the floor 😂

Quickly seen in the local daycase ward and was told I was been treated for a blood clot & an ultraosund would confirm the next day. Clexane twice daily was immediately started to treat it and right enough the ultrasound confirmed I had a rather large illiofemoral DVT ( one of the large veins in leg, and right into my pelvis). 🙄

#dvt #dvtawareness #stoptheclot #femoraldvt #illiacdvt #deepveinthrombosis #awareness #bloodclot #bloodclotawareness #dailyinjections #clexane #spoonie #invisbleillness #potssyndrome #dysautonomiaawareness #dysautonomia #spooniewithasideofsalt #chronicallyill #chronicillness #illiofemoraldvt


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One year since my diagnoses a whole year & I still don't feel 100% better. But I'm still alive and I thank god for that every day.
#stoptheclot #bloodclots #awarness #bloodclotawareness #knowthesymptoms #dvt #pe #isurived ❤️


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