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|Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) – cause and symptom|
Risk – Blood Clots That can Kill:
Risk for first deep vein thrombosis seems to be slightly higher in men than in women. In a population-based cohort study, the age-adjusted incidence of first venous thromboembolism was 1·3 per 1000 person-years in men and 1·1 per 1000 person-years in women.
- Do regular exercise to lower your risk of blood clots and DVT. Moderate daily exercise helps improve blood circulation. It even helps fight obesity, one of the risk factors of DVT.
- Include good amount of Ginger, Cayenne Pepper, Turmeric and eat foods rich in Vitamin E –
- Ginger plays a great role in treating DVT. A natural salicylate, it can block vitamin K and thin the blood. It also boosts blood circulation in arteries and veins. Plus, it helps prevent high cholesterol, which can cause plaque buildup and inhibit circulation.
- Cayenne Pepper is a natural blood thinner also helps in the treatment of DVT. The compound capsaicin in cayenne pepper promotes blood circulation and helps prevent blood clots. It also strengthens the arteries and capillaries.
- Turmeric is wonderful spice also has blood-thinning properties and can help improve circulation. Curcumin, the active ingredient in turmeric, helps prevent blood platelets from forming clots. It also reduces the risk of plaque buildup in the arteries. Its anti-inflammatory property helps reduce pain and swelling.
- Vitamin E contains antiplatelet and anticoagulant properties that help prevent blood clots. It inhibits platelet aggregation and antagonizes the effects of clotting factors. According to a 2007 study published in the Circulation journal, vitamin E supplementation may reduce the risk of venous thromboembolism and those with a prior history or genetic predisposition may particularly benefit. Foods like walnuts, almonds, hazelnuts, sunflower seeds, olive oil, spinach, broccoli, and avocado are rich source of Vitamin E.