Are there alternative treatments for people that have DVT quite often and have a genetic disposition?
RECURRENT DVT. If you have recurrent DVT and a genetic predisposition to develop DVT then your only option would be indefinite oral anticoagulation. This used to be a major problem in the past because the only oral anticoagulant was coumadin which required frequent blood testing. Now there are many alternatives which do not require frequent blood testing and work efficiently.
No. Avoid:to be sedentary, not to move the calves or exercise, stay in bed x long periods, stay in a car or plane for several hours should be avoided. Recently anti platelets (aspirin, nonsteroidal antiinflamm. Were found to have a mild protective effect. Avoiding green vegetables rich in vitamin k in theory could be beneficial. Vit e.? Elastic leg support stockings. Umbrella or green filter in cava v.