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Hi i am Suffering from Acute Pulmonary embolism with Deep veins thrombosis. On PRADAXA 150 MG AND homochek from last 20 days after discharge. Current oxygen saturation level measured from oximeter are: After 5-10 mins of brisk walk- 86-87% Rises slowly when I sit after the walk. Does not cross 93-94% What inference can be made from this? I am suffering from breathlessness from past 45 days and still it is there specially when I climb stairs or walk for some time or do some exertion. Is it a very slow recovery? Or is it normal? Any valuable suggestions/precautions from you people will be highly appreciated.

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Take it easy. Do every thing gradually, do not be in hurry for recovery. It takes time for full recovery. Whenever you feel breathlessness or fast heart rate stop / slow down your activity./ continue medicine as advised. Write your d dimer level initial and present and INR .and what other medicine your taking do 1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice 5. 30 mts brisk walk daily as comfotable as possible, 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water for medicine contact on private chat. Good luck.
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Please Recovery from thrombo. Embolism is always slow Please continue your current medicine After full recovery. Reduce your weight by exercises and diet control Go for morning and evening walk daily Do yogasanas and pranayam daily Take salads and fruits more before lunch Avoid rice, oily food, non veg food, processed food.
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