How Speaking to a Counselor or Therapist Can Help You Heal

When you experience pain and illness from a blood clot, your recovery journey may be one of anxiety, anger, and depression, making it difficult for you to do much in life. This is when seeking the help of a counselor or therapist might be helpful, but many people don’t do that, and for many reasons. […]

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Sick After A Blood Clot? Here’s What You Need to Know.

If you get sick with a cold or flu after a blood clot, it can feel more miserable than normal, and it can also feel like you don’t have options for symptomatic relief from coughing, fever, a runny nose, sore throat, or headache. Many medications – both over-the-counter and prescription – can interfere with blood […]

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Cruising After Clots

If you are considering cruising after clots, here is your all inclusive guide with everything you need to know to have a safe and wonderful trip.

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Seven Years Later

Blood clots in my leg and lung changed my life. Now, seven years later, I am sharing where my journey has brought me.

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Long-term blood thinners are not a life sentence.

Taking long-term blood thinners is not a life sentence, but an important part of a plan to keep me alive and healthy. Here is how a simple shift in thinking changed my entire outlook on a lifelong treatment plan.

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Blood Clot Awareness Month 2019: Awareness Matters

March is Blood Clot Awareness Month. Find out what it is, why it matters, and how you can help make a difference. Why Blood Clots? It will soon be seven years since I had a blood clot in my left leg (deep vein thrombosis or DVT) that traveled to my lung (pulmonary embolism or PE), […]

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