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REMEMBER TO STRETCH: If you are going on a long-distance trip, make sure you move your legs regularly to improve vein circulation.

Deep vein distress

Clots in leg veins - DVT - can travel to the heart chambers and into the arteries of the lung, causing chest pain, breathlessness, and even sudden death
Nov 15, 2014 5:50 AM

MADAM A had been on a cruise ship for a month and had been gradually developing chest pains and progressive shortness of breath for over three weeks. As she was breathless even at rest, she had to be transferred to the hospital because of her symptoms.

On further evaluation with