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Send contributions to Airhealth.org, 35 Church St, Pittsford NY 14534. We will list you on a contributors'
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Pass it on
If you don't pass on this message, who will? Never in history could so many injuries
and deaths be avoided so easily. Send this to your friends, co-workers, relatives.
Send it as a letter to the editor of the newspaper.
Medical journals report that, during flight, blood coagulability
increases hour by hour. And circulation slows down, especially in the
lower legs. Blood clots
form unnoticed. Later they can cause pain and swelling which often becomes
chronic. If a clot travels to the lung it can cause pain, fainting and
death. But all
this can be avoided with simple exercises described at www.airhealth.org.
Usually the condition is mistaken for a strained muscle, even when the victim
is a physician. And usually victims are misdiagnosed, aggravating the injury
and increasing the risk of
tips for avoiding
There is a wallet-size leaflet you can print out and take with you. Common
misconceptions that could cost your life are listed. There are no strings,
and no plea for contributions.
This is certainly the leading cause of death for endurance athletes and probably the second
most frequent cause of death for people in the 20-45 age range.
Never in history could so many lives be saved so easily. Won't you please ask your family
friends to look at this and then send this message on to friends, family, co-workers,
and editor of your newspaper.