Blood Disorders Information Center
Diagnosis of Amyloidosis is quite difficult as its symptoms are not specific, but general. Most types of Amyloidosis are fatal and have a very poor prognosis, making the survival period only 1 to 2 years. But despite much attempts, the treatment fails to increase the survival.
Blood clot in arm is the Deep vein thrombosis or DVT where there is an accumulation of blood in the deep veins within the arms. Though blood clot in arm is not mostly any serious issues and can be treated by certain home remedies when detected in an early stage.
An individual experiencing the blood clots will have to speak with the concerned doctor. The reason for talking to a doctor is that only a few people diagnosed with blood clots or deep vein thrombosis can get into the hot tub. It is because of the condition that the individual is experiencing. Depending on the symptoms experienced by the individual and the state of the clot, getting into hot tub will be of help, as the warmth provided by the water can reduce the swelling by decreasing the size of the blood clots. It further helps in preventing the growth of the size of the existing clots.
Anemia is normally seen in women but there have been cases where anemia has been seen in men as well. Know the causes and types of anemia in men and its symptoms and treatment.
Chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL) or CML is a rare cancer affecting the blood cells. “Chronic” in the chronic granulocytic leukemia (CGL) is a term that indicates a type of cancer that slowly progresses as compared to acute types of cancer. Know its causes, symptoms, and treatment.
Cryoglobulinemia is basically classified into three types, Type-I, II, and III. Know the causes, types, effects on organs, symptoms, associated diseases, treatment, complications of cryoglobulinemia.
Cryoglobulinemia is a condition in which abnormal proteins in the blood i.e. cryoglobulins clump together forcing the plasma to become thick like maple syrup. Know the symptoms, types, causes, treatment- plasmapheresis, investigations.
Learn about the diet and dietary guidelines for hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol). To manage your hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) and to reduce your weight, try: Walking, Swimming, Jogging, Playing tennis, basketball, Aerobic exercises, Biking etc. You can significantly bring your cholesterol level in control through yoga postures like kapalbhati pranayam, chakrasana etc.
DIC or Disseminated intravascular coagulation is a fatal and rare pathological disease in which there is widespread clotting in the body. Know the causes, symptoms, treatment, risk factors, complications of Disseminated intravascular coagulation.
Yes, the human body does possess the ability to absorb the clots. However, it has limitations. One should not assume that the occurrence of deep vein thrombosis or DVT would not be a problem. Do note down the fact that “DVT means ER,” as the clots grow in size and enter the bloodstream; they cause pulmonary embolism or PE. It is a case where the clots stop the blood from reaching the lungs and, when this happens, death is imminent.