Medical Journal

Signs of a blood clot in the body
The most common symptoms of a clot in the body:
1 - feeling of pain and pressure: may be accompanied by a clot in the body feeling convulsions such as pain and pressure, and these symptoms of signs of blood clot, so be careful.
2 - cough for no apparent reason: Uncertain cough is one of the symptoms of a blood clot, in addition to you must monitor your heartbeat and breathing, so consult your doctor in the event of any special disorders.
3. Shortness of breath: Shortness of breath is an important symptom of a blood clot in the lung, should be noted some other symptoms such as chest pain, dizziness and rapid heartbeat.
4 - chest pain and deep breathing: These two views of the most serious symptoms that affect the patient of the stroke, so must be necessary tests and consult with the doctor.
5 - red lines on the skin: Blood clots sometimes appear in the form of red lines along the veins, so should never be ignored, but must seek medical assistance immediately.
6 - swollen legs: The swelling of the feet also known as deep vein thrombosis, a condition caused by the circulation of blood, and this situation prevents the arrival of oxygen to the rest of the vital organs in the body, so it must be treated immediately.
Types of blood clots:
1 - stroke or stroke: It is more prevalent among the elderly, and occurs as a result of the lack of blood to the brain, which causes the cessation of the mind to perform its normal functions, and vary from one person to another may be mild or may cause serious effects, in some cases cause paralysis and problems In speech and ability to think, and may result in the patient being exposed to coma.
Heart attack: This clot produces coronary artery blockage due to the accumulation of fat and cholesterol, which prevents the necessary blood and oxygen to the heart, and is associated with the situation significantly drug abuse and smoking.
3 - venous thrombosis: the blood clots that are formed within the veins, causing a total or partial obstruction of the vein and thus impede blood flow, and affects the condition of the legs, and there are many factors affecting the occurrence of this stroke, which is sitting for long periods and lack of movement, obesity, birth control pills And the person's willingness to develop clotting.
Some tips for preventing blood clots:
1. Maintain stability of blood pressure: normal blood pressure can be maintained by reducing salt intake, exercise, walking and cycling.
2 - Healthy diet: should be frequent eating vegetables and fruits, avoid eating sweets and fast foods, to maintain the body weight and the lack of high cholesterol, two factors are important factors to increase the risk of stroke.
3. Smoking should be avoided. Smoking plays an important role in stroke. It is also advisable to take breaks during work so as not to strain ourselves and expose our bodies to danger.