Is there a natural remedy to prevent deep vein thrombosis in the legs, such as herbs?

Natto. The Japanese eat a food (natto bean) that contains an enzyme, nattokinase, which lyses fibrin clots. Discuss with your doctor before you take this enzyme.
Possibly. Herbal treatments may help you treat or avoid deep vein thrombosis, but you should discuss all treatment strategies for this condition with your doctor first.

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What to do after diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis in your leg?

Requires treatment. Deep vein thrombosis carries the risk of pulmonary embolism (blood clot to the lung) or chronic post-thrombotic symdrome (swelling, pain) if not treated. Depending on the size, length and duration of the clot treatment might include anticoagulant drugs or a catheter treatment to remove the clot. Depending on the location of the DVT a filter might be placed to prevent passage to lungs. Read more...
Don't go to bed. A common myth about deep vein thromboses (dvts) is that must stay at bedrest once the diagnosis is made. You do need to be treated with anticoagulants and you also need to wear prescription graduated compression stockings (ted hose aren't adequate) for 2 years. This has been shown to decrease you risk of developing post thrombotic syndrome by 50%. Read more...

If I have deep vein thrombosis in my legs, is this condition alone enough to cause death?

Yes if it breaks off. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a clot that has formed in one of the deep veins, typically in the legs. By itself the majority of cases do not cause death when treated properly. The clot however may become bigger or break loose, traveling to the heart and lungs where it becomes a more serious condition with a higher risk of death. Treatment usually is a blood thinner medication and close follow-up. Read more...
Not Directly. Fatalities from deep vein thrombosis occur when a blood clot deep in the body breaks off and travels to the heart and lungs and plugs up a blod vessel. It frequently starts in an arm or leg. It can stop yor heart or cause critical illness. The deep vein thrombosis itself can also cause other serious but not fatal complications. Read more...
Don't forget GCS. As dr. Hansen said, do not forget graduated compression stockings (gcs). They should have 30-40 mm hg compression and be knee high. Ted hose aren't adequate. Gcs need to be worn for at least 2 years to decrease the risk of post-thrombotic syndrome by 50%. Read more...
Dvt. The risk of dvt is possible pulmonary embolism which can cause death Treatment with anticoagulation thins the blood to prevent worsening of the dvt. Read more...

Does indian head massage help someone who has deep vein thrombosis in their leg?

It feels good. Indian head massage feels good and might help reduce muscle tension in your head, neck and shoulders, but it isn't at all likely to do a thing for you in terms of helping with a deep vein thrombosis. Read more...
NO. The only treatment choices are anticoagulation or thrombolysis of the clot. Dvts are life threatening and must be taken very serious. Read more...