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Women & Blood Clots 17h
Up to 900,000 are affected by each year. Annually, about 100,000 people die due to blood clots. Sometimes, these blood clots are preventable. Know your risk and know the signs:
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Women & Blood Clots 21h
Could you or the woman in your life be at risk for a blood clot and not know it? Seemingly routine choices women make about birth control, pregnancy and the treatment of menopause symptoms can increase their risk for life-threatening blood clots. More:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 19
There are options for how to manage symptoms of menopause without the use of estrogen, which can increase a woman’s risk for life-threatening blood clots:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 19
What are the 10 things to know about being bedridden while pregnant? Find out from here:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 19
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 19
It is important to share your family’s health history. Thrombophilia, as well as a family history of blood clots, can increase your risk for blood clots in your arms, legs and lungs. Learn more about thrombophilia and its various types:
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NBCA Aug 16
Together We Can: Sign up now and Share to Stop the Clot® to raise awareness about with your networks. It is free and easy to sign up. All the details:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 16
Whether you have experienced a blood clot, or know someone who has, you can to make a difference. We invite you to join NBCA’s Share to Stop the Clot® social media sharing initiative and help us prevent blood clots:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 16
In the News: Blood clots and birth control
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 16
Join Us: LEARN more about how choices make may increase their risk for dangerous . SHARE this information to help save lives:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 15
Retweet this: Symptoms of blood clots in the leg or arm and in the lung. Seek medical attention right away if you experience any signs or symptoms of .
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 15
Hormonal birth control, including the pill, patch and ring, increase a woman’s risk for life-threatening blood clots. Learn more about birth control methods to reduce or eliminate your blood clot risk:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 14
Women who are or who have just given are an increased risk for . Learn more about how to prevent pregnancy-related blood clots:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 14
In the News: Tennessee teen nearly dies from blood clot caused by pills
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 14
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 14
Surviving a can feel isolating, but you are not alone. NBCA has a moderated online community of over 4,000 members who have experienced blood clots. No cost to join and easy to sign up:
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Women & Blood Clots Aug 13
Visit to learn more about & family planning, & childbirth, and treatment of symptoms with estrogen - factors that place women in particular at increased risk for .
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NBCA Aug 12
Research shows getting up and getting active is one of the best ways to prepare yourself and your baby for a healthy outcome, including helping to prevent blood clots:
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NBCA Aug 13
Lucy was 22 years old when she experienced blood clots due to estrogen-based . She is sharing her story to raise awareness about the risks of hormonal contraception in women of her age group:
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NBCA Aug 13
Women face a special set of risk factors for life-threatening blood clots. Visit NBCA's suite of resources to learn more about these risks, and how women can work with their doctors to help reduce their risk:
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