Heart Condition Blood Clots Articles

What's the Best Way to Enjoy Green Tea?

By Chris Kliesmet (HeartHawk) No Comments

It's safe to say there is plenty of hard science to back up the health benefit claims of green tea. More specifically, evidence suggests the harmful effects of the oxidation of cholesterol in the bloodstream…

Preventing Blood Clots During and After Pregnancy

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

If you're pregnant or planning to become pregnant, it's important to know about blood clot risks.

Life After a Blood Clot

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

A blood clot can be life-altering, affecting many aspects of your daily routine even after you leave the hospital.

How Your Thyroid Affects Your Heart

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Your thyroid affects many parts of your body, including your heart. Weight gain caused by hypothyroidism could lead to heart problems.

Blood Clot Risks and Contraception

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

The pill's link to blood clots has been making headlines lately, but not everyone has to worry.

5 Peripheral Vascular Diseases

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

There are many different kinds of peripheral vascular diseases. Some are merely uncomfortable or inconvenient, but others may be serious.

Key Facts About Varicose Veins

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Varicose veins are a form of peripheral vascular disease, and though they aren't usually a serious health issue, they may lead to other complications.

Treatments for Peripheral Artery Disease

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

There are many treatment options and heart-healthy lifestyle changes you can make to limit its impact.

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Aspirin Therapy

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Aspirin therapy is a popular method of heart health maintenance, however many people are doing it without a recommendation from their doctor and may be doing more harm than good.

Just Diagnosed: What Does It Mean to Be an Advocate?

By Dr GaryCA No Comments

Dr. Gary has proven tips to help you learn how to look out for yourself and become your own best advocate as you deal with heart problems.

Here's What Happens When You Have a Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Having a VTE raises your risk for having another. Simple lifestyle changes can help to reduce that risk.

Preventing Venous Thromboembolism

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

There are approximately one million cases of VTE every year, and about two-thirds happen during or shortly after hospitalization.

Researchers Develop New Guidelines for Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

To better treat deep vein thrombosis, physicians in Canada are reevaluating their approach.

Risk of Blood Clot Higher After Joint Replacement Surgery

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

More than 800,000 Americans undergo hip or knee replacement surgery every year. One concern for these patients is the risk of deep vein thrombosis.

Your Netflix Binges Could Be Bad News for Your Body

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

More than five hours of TV per day may greatly increase your risk of blood clots, study shows.

Surviving a Heart Attack

By Heart Connect StaffCA 1 Comment

Heart attacks can’t always be avoided. The best way to survive is to know what to do if you have possible heart attack symptoms.