Thrombosis

Thrombosis does not discriminate. Clots can affect anyone regardless of location, age, ethnicity or race. The most important thing you can do to protect yourself from a life-threatening blood clot is to learn if you are at risk - World Thrombosis Day

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Sticky Blood : From Blood Clots to Covid-19

Thromboses... They affect people of all ages, races and ethnicities.

Most strokes and heart attacks are caused by thromboses forming in the arteries supplying the heart or brain. But clots in the veins can be just as lethal, particularly when part of the clot breaks off and travels around the circulation and lodges in the lungs. 

Recently, the appearance of abnormal micro-clots in the lungs of severely affected Covid patients has highlighted the huge impact even tiny clots can have on our long term health and mortality.

Treating clots is a delicate process with a need to get the balance right between thinning the blood but preventing bleeding... 

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