Sitting cross-legged on a long flight could increase your risk of DVT. Photo: David Gee/Alamy

Why DVT can strike anyone, any time and how to avoid a killer blood clot

You don’t have to be an overweight smoker drinking alcohol on a 12-hour flight to be at risk of deep vein thrombosis; anyone immobile for just a few hours should do some simple leg exercises to prevent a potentially fatal blood clot

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Sitting cross-legged on a long flight could increase your risk of DVT. Photo: David Gee/Alamy
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