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Can You Exercise During Recovery from a Pulmonary Embolism?
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Can You Exercise During Recovery from a Pulmonary Embolism?

Each year, around 900,000 people in the United States are affected by pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis (DVT), which are conditions involving blood clots.Though there are many causes of blood clots, living a sedentary lifestyle may increase your risk of developing them and therefore staying physically active may be a form of protection.However, if you’ve recently experienced a pulmonary embolism, it’s important to recover before resuming or beginning an exercise program. This may leave you wondering when the right time to exercise is during your pulmonary embolism recovery.This article tells you all you need to know about exercising during recovery from a pulmonary embolism, including its safety and the best exercises.A pulmonary embolism is a blockage of one of the pulmonary ...