You may find the cause of my clot interesting info. to share with your colleagues. I have done yoga for over 20 years, each day a shoulder stand, dropping my feet over my head into what is called a plow, and then dropping my knees to my ears. Sounds contorted, but a typical yoga routine uses these moves.
Following my yoga routine I had a TIA (but felt nothing unusual during the poses, only when I stood up at the end.) The emergency room doc. determined through a cat scan I had dissected my left carotid resulting in a high grade stenosis. Go figure. I am a healthy 63 year old woman, excellent health, never sick! My cholesterol numbers are stellar, no problem there.He suggested with age, the arteries are not as supple, and this could have caused the dissection. What do you think?