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Women & Blood Clots Feb 15
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 15
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NBCA Feb 14
Go ahead, enjoy some chocolate today! Recent research shows that eating a small amount of dark chocolate daily is good for you. Learn more about the benefits of dark chocolate:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 14
Thrombophilia is a medical term used to describe a condition where the blood has an increased tendency to clot. There are many reasons why the blood can have this increased tendency. Learn more about thrombophilia and its various forms here:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 14
Wishing all the women out there, and the men they care about, a happy ! RT if you are spending time with the ones you today.
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 13
Whether you have or suspect a blood clot or clotting disorder, finding a healthcare professional who is a partner in your care is critical. Here are NBCA's resources to help you find a doctor or specialist near you:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 13
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 13
In the News: Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Deadliest Type of Stroke
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NBCA Feb 12
Maddie first learned about blood clots from reading the warning label on her estrogen-based birth control prescription, but she never thought one would happen to her, especially in her brain:
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BCRN Feb 11
My deep vein thrombosis, or , was behind my knee, which is why I thought the pain I was dealing with was the return of an old running injury. This article provides a good summary of from causes to symptoms to diagnosis to treatment:
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NBCA Feb 12
In the News: Endometriosis and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss as New Risk Factors for Venous Thromboembolism during Pregnancy and Post-Partum. More info:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 12
NBCA's one-page Risk Assessment will help to identify blood clot risks among women considering hormonal contraception. Discuss your results with your doctor:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 12
Women may face increased risk for deadly blood clots when they make choices about birth control, pregnancy and childbirth, and the treatment of menopause symptoms. Sharing this info can help to save lives:
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NBCA Feb 8
Whether you have or suspect a blood clot, finding a healthcare professional who is a partner in your care is critical. Here are NBCA's resources to help you find a doctor or specialist near you:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 11
Share: The risk of blood clots with estrogen-containing birth control methods is much higher in women who have a history of blood clots or who have an inherited or acquired clotting disorder, unless they are taking anticoagulation therapy or blood thinners.
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 11
Sarah's life-threatening blood clots were caused by hormonal birth control and factor V Leiden. Read her story:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 11
Welcome, and thank you for following : and .
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 11
News: In addition to increasing blood clot risk, oral contraceptives could impair women's recognition of complex emotions
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 8
How can you reduce your risk for blood clots during pregnancy? Women should discuss their potential risk factors with their doctors, and make sure that they take steps to address any risks they might identify. More info:
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Women & Blood Clots Feb 8
Do you know the signs and symptoms of and ?Knowing the signs and symptoms of blood clots can help save lives. Learn more:
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