Although fever, cough, and shortness of breath are the most common symptoms associated with COVID-19, those aren’t the only symptoms. It’s becoming clear that it affects many different systems in the body, including the vascular system.
how does COVID-19 impact your vein care?
Doctors at Citi Vascular Hospital provide comprehensive vascular care. Whether you’re concerned about varicose veins, spider veins, or hemorrhoids, we offer cutting-edge treatments for those with venous disease.
How does a respiratory disease lead to blood clots?
when the virus invades the endothelial cells in the lungs, it can contribute to the development of blood clots, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. The Microclots formed almost everywhere in the body causing strokes, covid toes, ischemia, infarctions.
Anticoagulants show promising results for individuals with severe cases of COVID-19. Anticoagulants may help reduce the risk of serious vascular-related complications including heart damage, strokes, and deep vein thrombosis.
How to keep your veins healthy?
You can promote healthy veins by:
Managing underlying health conditions e.g. diabetes
Don’t postpone your vein care