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What Are Some Ways to Avoid Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) on Long-Haul Flights?
You are require to exercise your foot and calf muscle regularly by walk up and down the aisle when the crew say you are save to do so and remember to straighten and bend your leg while seated. Other measure may include avoid alcohol intake or sleeping pills and drink a lot of water to prevent dehydration.
Drink plenty of fluids, stand up and stretch your legs and walk if possible, point and flex your toes - I know; I'm a nurse who used to take care of people in critical care with this condition.
dont stay stationary during a long flight. try to move your leg as often as possible and try to take walks to the comfort room. this may prevent DVT.
I have heard that it is important to get up and move or pump your feett to keep the circulation going. I would think getting up every hour and walking back to the lavatory would be good.
As well as the tips above there are specially designed knee-length compression socks that you can wear during the flight. A 2003 study by Professor Gianni Belcaro of G.d'Annunzio University in Pescara, Italy, indicated that a passenger was 6 times less likely to get a clot when wearing one of these socks.
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