Iron supplements "could help stave off DVT and other life-threatening blood clots"

Iron supplements “could help stave off DVT and other life-threatening blood clots” Painful: One in 1,000 people in Britain each year is affected by blood clots, which often form in the legs during air travel or long periods of being immobile Iron supplements could be used to prevent deep vein thrombosis and other life-threatening blood clots, new research shows. Each year, one in 1,000 people in Britain is affected by clots that form in the veins, and scientists now believe the risk could rise in those with a lack of iron.