Blood Clot Symptoms: What to Watch Out for, and When to See a Doctor

Blood Clot Symptoms: What to Watch Out for, and When to See a Doctor

Blood clots can cause different symptoms depending on what kind they are and where they’re located.

According to the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), approximately one person dies every six minutes as a result of a blood clot.

Having recent heart issues and venous insufficiency, I was looking on Google for blood clot issues and found this article: Here

Heart attack, stroke, pulmonary embolism — all three medical emergencies happen in different parts of the body, and yet they have something in common: They can all be caused by a blood clot.

According to the National Blood Clot Alliance (NBCA), approximately one person dies every six minutes as a result of a blood clot. They’re so dangerous because they can impede or block blood flow to vital organs in the body, Amita Avadhani, PhD, associate professor, Advance Practice Division, School of Nursing at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, tells Health. “Our vital organs such as brain, lungs, and heart need oxygen to function. Without oxygen, the brain cells start dying after four minutes, causing permanent damage to the organs and their functionality as the time progresses.”

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