Quantcast Warning! 6 Ways to Prevent Pulmonary Embolism | Wellness | Diet&Fitness | MyDailymoment.com
Home >> Diet&Fitness >> Wellness >> Warning! 6 Ways to Prevent Pulmonary Embolism
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Featured Quizzes

What's Your Holiday Tradition IQ? Is it really the most wonderful time of the year for you?
Take Quiz
What's Your American Cuisine IQ? Match your favorite foods to their U.S. origination.
Take Quiz
What's Your Project Runway IQ? Let's see if you can make the Project Runway final cut.
Take Quiz

Warning! 6 Ways to Prevent Pulmonary Embolism

Rate:
(0 votes )

RELATED TAGS:
aspirin  aspirin regimen  aspirin therapy  blood  blood clots  blood flow  clot  exercise  lung  pulmonary embolism  travel  water 
SPONSORED:

Sudden chest pain... Trouble breathing...Coughing up blood... A pulmonary embolism can be one of the scariest medical experiences to endure. Even more frightening is embolisms usually come on with absolutely no warning, and they can be downright deadly. Would you know what to look for? 

Read on to learn more about pulmonary embolism and ways to reduce risk. 

What is a pulmonary embolism? 

With a heart attack, arteries that lead to the heart are blocked. Similarly, blood clots that form in veins all over the body can travel to the lungs. These ticking time bombs are known as embolisms – and death may occur within the hour. According to American Nurse Today, up to 26 percent of pulmonary embolism cases are fatal. In the United States alone, an estimated 780,000 cases occur annually, according the report. 

 
Page [1] 2 3 4 5 6  | Next ›
Comments (0)Add Comment

Write comment

busy
shadow