​​Signs of Blood Clots in the Hands and Feet and How to Prevent Them

Why do blood clots occur?

As many as 100,000 people die of blood clots each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). (Image: Dzmitry Skazau via Dreamstime)

Watch for the Silent Symptoms of a Thrombus

The formation of a thrombus.

Imbalanced blood circulation can lead to blood clots forming in the veins. (Image: GNU FDL via Wikimedia Commons)