A pulmonary embolism is a blockage in the arteries that supply blood to the lungs, caused by one or more blood clots. Here's how to spot the signs.
A blood clot can affect your heart, lung or brain, which could be life-threatening. Learn how to recognise the signs of a blood clot.
Thrombosis, such as deep vein thrombosis (DVT), is where a blood clot forms in a vein or artery. Learn about the risk factors and how to prevent it.
Reducing your risk of developing a blood clot
Blood clots occur to prevent you from losing too much blood. They can form inside a vein and move to your lungs, causing pain or serious complications.
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS)
Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS) is a blood disorder that increases the risk of blood clots and pregnancy complications. Learn more here.
Pericarditis is a serious condition caused by inflammation of the thin sheath around the heart. Read more about pericardititis symptoms, treatment and causes.
A pleural effusion is an abnormal build-up of fluid in the space around the lungs. It can be caused by many things, most commonly heart failure, pneumonia and cancer.
Deep vein thrombosis
Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that occurs in a deep vein. Find out about DVT symptoms and treatment, and how to prevent it.
The D-dimer test is a blood test that checks for, or monitors, blood-clotting problems. Find out what a positive result means for you.
Chest pain is any sort of pain felt in your upper body, from your jaw and shoulders down to your ribs. It can be a symptom of a heart attack. Find out the facts and when to be concerned.