The Doctor Told Her Not to Worry: Marsha’s Story

…after reading the email, I had a call from another sister that Marsha was being life-flighted to a large hospital. I called around and finally managed to talk to my…

Know the Risk of Birth Control Pills: Carmen’s Story

…all that happened, I realize now that there were signs that something was not quite right. Whenever I walked up a flight of stairs, I would become really winded, and…

NBCA Advocates For $5 Million in Federal Blood Clot Awareness and Education Funding

…Blood clots can affect anyone, regardless of age, ethnicity, …

100,000 Reasons Challenge

…run, walk, or move your body and track your miles any time …

Questions to Ask Your Doctor After Having a Blood Clot

…have lung pain? Should I get an SpO2 sensor for my finger? How do …

With Gratitude, Optimism is Sustainable: Todd’s Story

…am today. Now I am in the best shape and fitness of my life at 60. This entire ordeal has made me a better self advocate. It has also steered…

Should Athletes Concern Themselves with Blood Clots?

…common variables of athleticism can increase the risk of VTEs. …

I Had the Perfect Storm of Risk Factors: Aimee’s Story

…I was lucky to survive with no permanent damage from the extensive clot and delayed care. I credit this to my cardiovascular fitness at the time and a vascular surgeon…

Be Your Own Advocate: Michelle’s Story

…imagined something as serious as this, could have happened to me. I am a very active, and I run, and practice fitness boot camps almost every day. I have never…

My Youngest Son Saved my Life: Renee’s Story

…chalked it up to a running injury. I was in the best shape of my life, running 20 miles a week and attending fitness classes regularly. I was a healthy…