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DVT, is the way most people refer to the disease Deep vein thrombosis. DVTis a disease of the circulation. Most often it occurs in people who have not been able to exercise normally.

There are 3 main causes of DVT

  • Reduced or stagnant blood flow in deep veins (venous stasis).
  • Injury to the blood vessel wall.
  • An increase in the activity of those substances in the blood that are part of the normal clotting mechanism, a condition called hypercoagulability (which means a more active clotting state).
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 Check out this video. It gives and excellent explanation of DVT


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