Lung Blood Clot Prevention
Prevention of a pulmonary embolism includes:
- Avoid smoking.
- Avoid exposure to secondary smoke.
- Avoid tight clothing.
- Avoid long periods of constant sitting.
- Do not sit on the edge of your seat.
- Elevate you legs when you are sitting.
- Do not cross your legs.
- Follow an exercise plan developed with your doctor.
- During air travel:
- Walk around the cabin every thirty minutes during long flights.
- Stop to walk every hour if you are traveling long distances by car.
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