Beware asthma can increase susceptibility to Pulmonary Embolism

There have been a recent spate of asthmatics that have developed pulmonary embolism which in some cases have been fatal. So we thought it would be good to see the link between asthma and DVT. People with asthma face a higher risk of pulmonary embolism than the general population, new research out of the Netherlands […]

Warning too much Netflix or Gaming can damage your health

We’ve always known that being a couch potato is unhealthy. It’s only until recently that science has backed it up. The facts are quite startling. There can be no doubt about it. Sitting and watching television for long periods or viewing a whole series on Netflix for example for your health. Most people have no […]

Long car journeys and DVT prevention

Finally the summer holidays are here. The kids are off school and you’ve managed to prise yourself from work. The luggage is packed,snacks are ready, and the car has been checked. So it’s off for that long and hopefully harmonious but very long drive to your favourite south of France spot or your usual coastal retreat. If […]

How Neo-Slip’s Compression Stockings Work

One of the questions we get asked here at Neo-Slip on many occasions is how our compression socks work. In response to this ever recurring question we have put together a simple explanation and info graphics to help you get a better understanding. How Neo-Slip compression socks help prevent embolism and DVT Compression stockings help […]

Preventing DVT after surgery or an operation

Preventing DVT after an operation If you’ve recently had surgery, one of the risks which is always associated with the surgery is “risk of blood clotting”. Preventing blog clotting after surgery is essential in ensuring that you have a full and successful recovery. When you are in the hospital/medical facility you should talk with surgeon […]

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