What Causes Blood Clots?

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3. Blood Pooling

Blood clots also develop as a result of poor flow of blood within the blood vessels. For instance, an injury inside a blood vessel can lead to blood pooling whereby blood flow slows down. As a result, platelets stick together and form blood clots that move slowly and cause problems such as a DVT.

Atrial fibrillation is a condition where one of the chambers in the heart does not beat correctly causing pooling of blood and blood clots within the heart. Atrial fibrillation that is not treated may result in a stroke.

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