Risk Factors

Blood Clot Risk Factors

* Trauma or Injury(auto accident or a fall)
* Hospital stay or long-term bed rest
* Inherited or genetic blood clotting disorder
* Hormone replacement therapy
* Birth control medication
* Obesity
* Increased risk over the age of 60
* More than 4 hours of travel by plane, car, bus, or train without walking
* Surgery
* Cancer and treatment of cancer
* Bone Fracture
* Knee or hip replacement
* Smoking
* Pregnancy
Donate News