How to Prevent DVT at Home?

These lifestyle changes can help prevent DVT at home:

Quit smoking.
Lower your blood pressure with dietary changes, like reducing your salt and sugar intake.
Lose weight if you’re overweight.
Avoid sitting for long periods of time. Get up and walk around every so often if you’re driving or on a long flight. Flex your feet to stretch out your calves.
Exercise, such as walking or swimming, every day.
Don’t wear tight clothing when traveling long distances.
Wear graduated compression stockings, especially after a surgery or if you’re on bed rest.
Drink lots of fluids.
Stop taking birth control pills prior to surgery, if directed by a doctor.

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.