Asthma several times increases the risk of blood clots

According to the Irish Health, people with asthma, there is a risk of blood clots, and this asthmatics can not guess. To this opinion of the experts who have studied the problem of pulmonary embolism - blockage of a blood clot pulmonary vessels.

Often, the cause of pulmonary embolism is deep vein thrombosis. By the way, scientists have already been proven relationship between clot formation and chronic lung disease, but information about asthma mentioned them for the first time.

These studies conducted by Dr. Christoph Mayor of Amsterdam Academic medical center, which surveyed 650 people suffering from asthma, and compared the results with the survey healthy people.

As it turned out, the people who have suffered severe form of this disease, 9 times more likely to be subjected to the pathology of pulmonary embolism, and a mild form of asthma provoked pulmonary embolism almost three and a half times more likely than healthy people.

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Dr. Mayor advises all physicians who see asthmatics, to pay special attention to their vessels and to take preventive measures in order to avoid a fatal outcome from a pulmonary embolism.

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