Definition of Thrombosis:

Formation of blood clots causing vascular obstruction.

Topics Related to Thrombosis

Alcohol Consumption a treatment
“...What would explain the apparent benefits of alcohol consumption?  ... Alcohol decreases risk of thrombosis (blood clotting) by reducing platelet aggregation and fibrinogen (a blood clotter), and increasing fibrinolysis (the process by which clots dissolve)...”

Anticoagulant / Blood Thinner a treatment
“...Generally, anticoagulants are used to treat patients with deep-vein thrombosis (DVT), pulmonary embolism, atrial fibrillation, and mechanical prosthetic heart valves...”
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...the condition
“...Clinical signs and symptoms include aneurysm, thrombosis, embolus, and stenosis; lowered or absent pulses; vascular (blood vessel) bruit (whooshing or blowing sound heard over the artery with a stethoscope); (in more severe cases) muscle atrophy...”

Bariatric Surgery Complications

...the condition
“...Blood clots (more common in those with pre-existing deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism, hypertension, or clotting problems); Indigestion; Esophageal dilation (if a lap band surgery patient overeats); Hiatal hernia (lap band surgery only); Gastroesophageal...”

Birth Control Pill Issues

...the condition
“...Birth control pills tend to cause folic acid depletion and increase the risk of cervical dysplasia and vascular thrombosis, stroke, and possibly megaloblastic anemia...”

Cigarette Smoke Damage

...relationship to Stroke
“Smoking causes cerebrovascular disease primarily by increasing atherosclerosis and thrombosis.  Between 50% and 55% of all strokes in the United States are directly attributable to cigarette smoking...”

Copper Deficiency

...the condition
“...Reduced thyroid function, cardiovascular disease, increased cholesterol, uric acid and blood pressure, impaired glucose tolerance, thrombosis, oxidative damage, skeletal defects related to bone demineralization and poor nerve conductivity (copper deficiency adversely affects electrocardiograms) – including irregular heart rhythms...”

Coronary Disease / Heart Attack

...recommendation Aspirin
“...Therefore, the most effective time to take aspirin for the prevention of heart attack, stroke and deep vein thrombosis is before sleeping...”

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

...the condition
“...Deep Vein Thrombosis occurs when a blood clot forms in a vein that is deep inside the body, usually in the lower leg or thigh...”
...recommendation Aspirin
“Aspirin has long been known to reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and deep vein thrombosis by thinning the blood and helping to prevent dangerous clots from forming.”

Elevated Homocysteine Levels

...relationship to Ulcerative Colitis
“...Because elevated blood homocysteine levels are associated with an increased risk of atherosclerosis and thrombosis, a team of researchers from McGill University in Montreal explored the idea that homocysteine excess may play an important role in IBD...”

Fluoride Toxicity

...the condition
“...low birth weight, candidiasis, multiple sclerosis, oral squamous cell carcinoma, Parkinson's disease, seizures, slurred speech, skin irritations, ankylosing spondylitis, telangiectasia, thrombosis, ulcerative colitis, uterine cancer, vaginal bleeding, weak pulse.”

Garlic a treatment
“...Garlic is so effective in preventing abnormal arterial blood clotting (thrombosis) that some surgeons advise their patients to avoid garlic one week prior to surgery because garlic can cause excessive bleeding during surgery...”

Heparin a treatment
“...Heparin is used for anticoagulation for the following conditions ... Deep-vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism...”
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Hydrotherapy a treatment
“...This treatment is not recommended for patients with peripheral vascular disease (arteriosclerosis, deep vein thrombosis, Buerger's disease), diabetes or loss of peripheral sensation...”

Mesenteric Ischemia

...the condition
“...Those with vein thrombosis may initially be treated with anticoagulant medications such as heparin or warfarin, with surgery being used if they do not improve...”

Myeloproliferative Neoplasm

...the condition
“...Other signs and symptoms depend on the underlying condition and include ... Easy bruising and bleeding, and/or symptoms of thrombosis...”

Orbital Cellulitis

...the condition
“...Complications can include ... Cavernous venous sinus thrombosis...”


...the condition
“...The lack of blood may cause damage to the tissues (necrosis), possible formation of blood clots (thrombosis), or a weakening or ballooning which can possibly cause a rupture of the vessel wall (aneurysm)...”

Osteoporosis - Osteopenia

...the condition
“...Women for whom HRT might not be suitable include those with a history of thrombosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, migraine, a history of breast cancer or breast cancer in close family, and heavy smokers...”

Parkinson's Disease

...the condition
“...Other possible complications that can increase risk of death include aspiration (breathing in food or foreign objects), deep vein thrombosis, or pulmonary embolism.”

Phlebitis / Thrombophlebitis

...the condition
“...Deep vein thrombosis is more difficult to diagnose...”
...recommendation Hydrotherapy
“Hot packs may be helpful for superficial thrombophlebitis but probably will not benefit deep vein thrombosis.  Taking alternating hot and cold sitz baths or using alternating hot and cold compresses may help improve circulation in the affected area.”

Platelet Aggregation

...related topic
“...Mild subclotting and sticking is a common early condition that can lead to thrombosis, atherosclerosis, and strokes, and can be helped by an aspirin a day, better fat digestion, and Ceanothus.”

Poor Cerebral Circulation

...the condition
“...Disruptions to the brain's blood circulation include cerebral hemorrhage, thrombosis, embolism, or subarachnoid hemorrhage...”

Poor Circulation

...the condition
“...Varicose veins are the most visible vein problem, but not as serious as venous thrombosis – the formation of a blood clot in a vein deep within the tissues...”

Scotch Broom a treatment
“...Scotch broom is used for circulatory disorders, gout, leg cramps, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, phlebitis, thrombosis, and jaundice...”
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