Archive for the ‘Athletes and blood clots’ Category
Stephan Moll, MD writes… Can patients on anticoagulants safely scuba dive? In general: “Yes”. Many people who take anticoagulants are able to safely dive. However, there are a few things to consider: Read the rest of this entry »
Stephan Moll, MD writes… A discussion for patients of questions commonly asked after a DVT are discussed here, in Clot Connect’s patient blog, such as:
- How quickly can I expect improvement?
- How active can I be after a DVT or PE?
- When can I go back to doing sports?
- When is it safe to fly again after a DVT or PE? Read the rest of this entry »
Many people think of DVT and PE as a problem occurring in elderly people, but not in young and apparently healthy individuals. While it is certainly true that they occur more commonly in the elderly and in non-athletic overweight individuals, they can, nevertheless, happen in young, normal weight, and athletic people. Read the rest of this entry »