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What is an embolism? 4 Things that you should know.

You may have heard warnings about embolisms or known friends or family members who have suffered an embolism only to wonder: what exactly IS an embolism and can I prevent it from happening to me? 530 more words

Baptist Health

Arthritis, illness and me - Day 4 of my 500 word challenge.

This week has been one of those weeks where I have been in a lot of pain and tired,  I started the week off early on Monday morning at the Doctors for blood tests and one to see if I have inflammatory arthritis or polymyalgia, as I have been in dreadful pain this past couple of weeks,  a lot more than normal.   694 more words

500 Word Challenge

Compression, Physical Fitness and Sports

May is Physical Fitness and Sports Month. I would like to direct this news letter to our athletes. You would think young, athletic people would have no problems with their legs, but that is not correct. 620 more words

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John J. Ricotta, MD, FACS

Title:  Medical Doctor, Vascular Surgeon
Company: Capital Vascular Care
Location: Washington, DC United States
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Diagnosis - Deep Vein Thrombosis: Part 2

I have received numerous responses from readers following my first post about being diagnosed with Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT). For this I am truly grateful because my aim in writing about my experience is to let more people know that DVT exists, its symptoms and that it can easily cause a quick death unless treated in time. 2,550 more words


An Introduction to Deep Vein Thrombosis

Dr. Rakesh Wahi, director of research at the Center for Vascular Medicine in Greenbelt, Maryland, also serves as consultant to the Loyola University Thrombosis Research Group. 181 more words

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Dealing with Lower Leg Pain

Lower leg pain can sometimes feel like an enigma.

There are many different causes of lower leg pain. Muscle cramps often occur due to dehydration, fatigue, overheating of the muscles and more. 324 more words

Pain Management