Drive Your Way to Health


If you are a driver like me, you probably spend countless hours in your car sitting behind the wheel. While doing so might be often necessary, you need to realize that lack of movement for several hours will greatly contribute to a condition known as deep vein thrombosis.

One of the biggest factors in preventing deep vein thrombosis is regular exercise. If you live a sedentary life, or if your job forces you to do so, take a break from time to time and move at least a little. Taking even a few steps each day can already reduce the chances of you getting a blood clot. Of course, if you know that somebody in your family suffered from the condition and if you know that you might be at the risk of the condition, you still need to get regular checkups even if you exercise a lot in order to react to any changes in your bloodstream. Also, if you eat an unhealthy diet you will need something more rather than just plain exercise to make sure that you never experience the condition. If you suspect that you are at the risk of having it, feel free to get a checkup now before it is too late.

Posted January 22, 2015 by Car Blog in category General