World Thrombosis Day

World Thrombosis Day 2020

Today, 13th October, is World Thrombosis Day, the day that people try to raise awareness of blood clots. Not enough is known about them in among the general public despite the fact they are quite common and can be very deadly. In fact they kill more people than AIDs, breast cancer and car crashes combined … Continue reading World Thrombosis Day 2020

World Thrombosis Day

The mental side of a DVT

It's quite a different side to a blood clot once you get past that initial shock of it. Being told by the doctor that if you feel shortness of breath or chest pain you need to call 999 immediately because it could be fatal tends to make you concentrate very much on the immediate, physical … Continue reading The mental side of a DVT

A block in the road

So there is quite literally a block in the road for my health and fitness posts. Well not in the road as such but in my veins; just this past Friday I was diagnosed with a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). I wouldn't usually bother posting all my health issues on here or every little problem … Continue reading A block in the road