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Did you know that blood clots are the leading cause of preventable hospital patient deaths? Deep vein thrombosis, or DVT, which occurs in a large vein, often in the legs, is the most common form of blood clot.

Left untreated, DVT can lead to pulmonary embolism, a potentially life-threatening condition. The groups at highest risk of DVT include those over the age of 50, especially women, frequent travelers, and pregnant women are the highest risk groups for developing deep vein thrombosis. Dr. Chris Pittman of the American College of Phlebology and his patient John Williams join The Balancing Act to share their knowledge of and personal experiences with DVT.

Warning signs of DVT include leg pain and numbness, redness, itching, and shortness of breath. Prevention methods include walking around regularly, avoiding standing for long periods, and staying hydrated.

 

At MassMutual, their priority is helping people secure their future and protect the ones they love. That's why executive Dennis Stempel is here to discuss financial tips and more. 

360training is a leading online e-learning provider. Amid the pandemic, 360training is responsible for a course on health and sanitation safety awareness. 

This episode of The Balancing Act supplies important tips to help you and your loved ones navigate our new normal. Plus, summer fun tricks and more.

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