Blood clots in the legs are very common conditions that affect many people in US They are also known as DVT or Deep Vein Thrombosis. Without serious attention and proper treatment, they can lead to severe complications. These 5 ways can help you to deal with them right away.
Blood clots in legs are not dangerous when they're stable. However, when they break loose, they will travel through the veins which are the vessels that carry the blood from the lower human part to the lung and the heart. They can block the pulmonary arteries in the lung. This is when the pulmonary embolism happens. When the blockage is worse, it can prevent you from breathing freely and finally cost you your life. Based on the statistics, this pulmonary embolism is the third most common reason of death in US
In the normal state, generally your body is capable to dissolve the blood clots in the legs itself. However, it rarely happens. That's why, you need some helps to support your body to do that task.
These are 5 approaches that can be used:
- Moving you legs often.
- Availing the prolonged bed rest or sitting. Trying to get up and walk, at least once per hour.
- Doing exercise regularly.
- Applying warm towel to the part where the symptoms appear.
- Taking particular blood thinning medication (anticoagulant) to prevent the blood clot getting worse, break apart and travel to the lung or using natural approach by taking systemic enzymes. Systemic enzymes can help the body to dissolve the blood clots, clean the blood circulation, and reduce the inflammation and the pain.
The treatment that you pick should address the symptoms that appear, dissolve the blood clots in legs, and prevent these conditions from happen easily. However, you should consult it with your doctor for your own benefits and safety.