Am I at risk for developing a DVT?

  • Are you over 60?
  • Are you traveling long distances, thereby sitting for prolonged time with restricted mobility?
  • Are you overweight and/or lead a sedentary lifestyle?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may be at risk for developing DVT.

Other risk factors include:

  • Surgery (especially orthopedic) or major injury
  • Smoking\
  • Varicose veins
  • High levels of estrogen, such as during pregnancy or when using birth control pills (hormonal contraception)
  • Cancer
  • Prolonged bed rest or immobility, e.g. during hospitalization
  • Sitting for prolonged periods without moving, such as long-distance travel or TV binge watching

If you have any questions or concerns about developing a DVT – schedule an appointment with VSC today!

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