Thrombosis: On Long-haul Flights Thrombosis Risk

Thrombosis can be fatal – imedo clarifies on reports and rumors about alleged thrombosis deaths accumulate year at the beginning of the holiday season in the media after long-haul flights but what’s on the economy class syndrome”? Many researchers consider it proven that the congestion of blood in the veins is favored by hours sitting on the long-haul flights. The Internet health portal imedo.de reported. Risk of thrombosis is according to John Belstead, doctor in the nearby Heathrow Ashford hospital, is at risk potentially each passenger on flights that last several hours. According to his estimates, each year up to 2,000 people die from the so-called economy class syndrome”. Alone, he and his colleagues have examined in the years between 1999 and 2001 more than 30 passengers died of thrombosis after a flight. The risk for the formation of the blood propfens increases significantly in pregnant women, women who take the birth control pill, smokers and people with varicose veins.

Measures against thrombosis in the plane as one of the first airlines a new economy class offers the United Airlines”with extra legroom to the clot often formed at the hours of angles of the legs in seats with little leg room, to counteract. However, the seats are sold also expensive. A different and much cheaper method takes advantage of the British Airways. It prints on the flight tickets warnings advising the passengers to wear loose clothing, to drink alcohol, and to eat only light meals. Prevent the blood stasis a small inflatable bottom cushion is named Aerogym in the aircraft of the Arab airline Emirates “, to do the small leg exercises possible.

The easiest and cheapest option would probably just a short walk through the hallway. Flying in an airplane is not safe in pregnancy. Consult with the help of imedo health news. A healthy holiday requires proper preparation. You learn as you hit it, with the help of imedo health news. More information about the To get thrombosis, with the help of imedo medical lexicon. The imedo Gesundheitscommunity by the Group on the topic of thrombosis allows the exchange of experiences.

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