57.6% of the Mexican population, over 18 years of age, is physically inactive, suggest figures from the Module of Sports Practice and Physical Exercise.
Situation that not only increases obesity, but also increases the chances of suffering venous thrombosis; To this, another risk factor, cancer, must also be integrated.
The thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot within a blood vessel through platelets and fibrin, "he describes in an interview Carlos Pietra Santa, regional medical director of Aspen Labs for Latin America.
According to the expert Pietra, a person who suffers Cancer and is treated with chemotherapy is 6.5 times more likely to suffer thrombosis, compared to those who are not under this type of medical methods that is 4.5.
Most doctors underestimate the prevalence of venous thrombosis in patients with cancer: 50% of those who die from this condition, but only a minority percentage is diagnosed in time, "says Pietra.