Heart Condition Blood Clots (Deep Vein Thrombosis) 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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

Treatment and Management of Venous Thromboembolism

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Treating blood clots often involves the use of specific medications, IV filters and, in rare cases, surgery.

Know These Signs of Venous Thromboembolism

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Venous thromboembolism involves the formation of potentially dangerous blood clots. Here are the warning signs to watch for.

4 Heart-Health Myths

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

With a world of false information out there, knowing the truth can improve your chances of a happy, healthy life.

Commonly Prescribed Heart Medications: What You Must Know

By Heart Connect StaffCA No Comments

Learn important differences between commonly prescribed heart medications.

VTE a Significant Risk for Lung Cancer Patients

By Heart Connect StaffCA 1 Comment

Learn why venous thromboembolism (VTE) may be a special concern for postoperative lung cancer patients.

Could You Have a Genetic Blood Clotting Disorder?

By Heart Connect StaffCA 1 Comment

Take a look at these common blood clotting disorders that can be passed on genetically.