Caution: The formation of blood clots increases the risk of heart attack and stroke, be alert as soon as such initial symptoms appear

Blood clotting has a special role in protecting against the risk of bleeding in case of injury or cut. By forming blood clots on time, they help in preventing excess bleeding from the body. But if these clots start forming in the arteries, then it can also cause serious health problems. Due to the formation of blood clots in the arteries, there can be a risk of heart disease (heart attack) and stroke.

Health experts say, certain types of diseases, dietary-lifestyle disturbances can cause blood clots to form in the arteries. Everyone must know about its risk factors.

According to health experts, some conditions cause the blood to change from a liquid to a gel-like structure that collects in the arteries and reduces the circulation of blood to the heart, a condition that can lead to a heart attack. Health experts say that serious health risks can be reduced if early signs of blood clot formation are attended to in time. Let us know about some of its symptoms on which it is important to keep paying attention to everyone.

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Doctors say, blood clotting is a natural process in the body, non-coagulation of blood is considered more serious, in which case there can be a risk of excessive bleeding. However, if it reaches the blood and starts accumulating in the arteries, then the situation can definitely become serious. If a clot travels through your veins to the heart or lungs, it can block blood flow, putting you at risk of a heart attack, stroke, or other serious problem. Let us know on the basis of which symptoms the onset of such problems can be known.

Such symptoms are seen in feet and hands

Medical reports suggest that it is not necessary to have symptoms every time a blood clot forms. There can be some problems related to the arteries in which clots are formed. This may require medical help and investigation. In some people, in the event of clot formation, its signs can be seen on the skin, which can be identified by paying serious attention to the condition.

Its symptoms are more visible in hands and feet. In the case of clots that form in the hands and feet, there may be a change in the color of the skin, swelling of the limbs, and tingling with pain.

Such signs can be serious

The condition of blood clot formation in the arteries of the heart is considered serious, it is known as Coronary Artery Thrombosis. In this condition, the flow of blood to the heart gets obstructed which can lead to a heart attack. A blood clot in the heart can cause severe chest pain, dizziness, shortness of breath, back-neck and jaw pain, profuse sweating, and an increased heart rate.

How to prevent blood clot formation?

Doctors say, keeping some things in mind, blood clotting can be prevented. Studies have found that weight gain, excessive smoking can cause problems with blood clotting. If you are traveling for a long time, stand up every two to three hours and walk a short distance and stretch your legs.

Controlling cholesterol levels and eating a healthy diet can help prevent blood clots.


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