Knowing that you are not alone, can make such a difference. Understanding what others have experienced and things that have helped – or challenged, along the way.

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DVT + Pulmonary Embolisms - My Story: David Morgan

To begin with – something about me, 61 years old (May ’57) non-drinker, non-smoker – try to keep myself reasonably fit through regular recreational cycling (sportive events etc) – and in last 5 years or so have typically done 8,000km or so a year.  This is my story and how a series of long haul flights changed my life.

Trip to New York - Charlotte's account

"In August 2017, aged 23, I went on a trip to see my sister in New York. I had a whole row to myself on the plane, both there and back. I made the most of the opportunity and spent both flights stretched out and even had the chance to lie down. I was wearing flight compression socks and got up a few times for the loo.