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Women & Blood Clots 16h
Symptoms of in the lungs include chest pain, particularly with a deep breath, coughing up blood, and an accelerated heart rate. If you have any of these symptoms, seek emergency care immediately or call 9-1-1.
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Women & Blood Clots 18h
Keep on eye out for these signs post-birth and always get medical care if you feel unwell, or have questions or concerns. | Know what post-birth warning signs to watch for
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Women & Blood Clots 20h
If you are using or considering the use of hormonal , we urge you to use NBCA’s Risk Assessment Tool and discuss your risks with your doctor:
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Women & Blood Clots Jun 14
In the News: Baby joy for couple who lost 13 babies to miscarriages
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Women & Blood Clots Jan 15
Pregnancy poses a four-fold increased risk for blood clots. Risk increases to about 20-fold in the weeks immediately following childbirth, and is at its highest — a risk of 100-fold — in the first week after the baby is born. More:
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Women & Blood Clots Mar 6
Women who are pregnant or who have just given birth are at increased risk for blood clots, but blood clots during pregnancy and after birth can also be prevented. Be prepared. Talk to your doctor about preventing blood clots:
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Women & Blood Clots Mar 13
Pregnancy is a major risk factor for the development of dangerous blood clots. Women who are pregnant or who have just given birth are at increased risk for blood clots. Learn more about how to reduce your risk for dangerous blood clots:
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Women & Blood Clots Jun 10
Learn more about women’s risks for deadly blood clots: . If you think you might be at risk, talk to your doctor about ways to prevent blood clots.
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Women & Blood Clots Jun 7
Are you and your family and friends aware of the most common signs and symptoms of ? Awareness saves lives. Share this information with everyone you know
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NBCA Jun 7
APS is considered an autoimmune disease in which the body attacks its own cells, mistaking them for foreign invaders, which can lead to abnormal clotting responses. Learn more: . Also connect w/ for more info.
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NBCA Jun 4
NBCA's Women & Blood Clots campaign is in its fifth year, and continues to grow. You can follow the campaign on Twitter -- and now also on Instagram -- using the handle .
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Women & Blood Clots Dec 5
Learn more about the unique risks for blood clots that women face, and share this with your friends, family, and social media networks:
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Women & Blood Clots Dec 17
The use of birth control pills with estrogen increases a woman’s risk for blood clots three-fold. If you use, or are thinking about using, hormonal birth control visit our Women & Blood Clots resources to learn more:
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Women & Blood Clots Dec 18
Pregnancy poses a four-fold increased risk for the development of a blood clot. That risk increases to about 20-fold in the weeks immediately after childbirth, and is at its highest — 100-fold — in the first week after the baby is born. More info:
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Women & Blood Clots Dec 19
The risk of blood clots due to hormone therapy is much higher among women with a blood clotting disorder or with a history of blood clots. Learn more about how to relieve symptoms of menopause without the use of hormones here:
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Women & Blood Clots Jan 11
Could you or the woman in your life be at risk for a blood clot and not know it? Choices women make about birth control, pregnancy and the treatment of menopause symptoms can increase their risk for life-threatening blood clots. Connect with to learn more.
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Women & Blood Clots Jan 28
Help women understand the blood clot risks connected to several important life stages, including birth control and family planning, pregnancy and childbirth and the treatment of menopause symptoms. Share our Women & Blood Clots Infographic:
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Women & Blood Clots Mar 8
Additional risk factors should be taken into account when making decisions about birth control and family planning, pregnancy and childbirth, and the treatment of menopause symptoms. Share this video w/ women you know:
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Women & Blood Clots Apr 30
Choices connected to family planning and birth control, pregnancy, and the treatment of menopause symptoms with estrogen increase a woman’s risk for a deadly blood clot. Learn more:
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NBCA Jun 4
Prolonged sitting may increase your risk for a blood clot. If you travel for work, or if you have a vacation coming up this summer, plan ahead of time to make movement during your trip a priority:
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