Health Precautions Before, During and After Travel

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Blood clots (DVT) Deep Vein Thrombosis

The risks of DVT is higher for those who sit for long periods in a stationary or immobile state, especially during travel by any mode, It affects pregnant women, seniors, overweight or obese people, and those prone to varicose veins or blood clots. The risks are high for those who have undergone recent surgery. The risks of DVT during travel can be offset by moving legs frequently in sitting position, getting up and walking every half an hour and stretching whenever possible. It is advisable to avoid smoking, excessive consumption of fluids or alcohol and prolonged crossing of the legs in the sitting position. Stockings with tight bands must be avoided.

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Thanks for this excellent information.
sivakumar99  Friday, May 14, 2010
useful information!
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