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The Most Common Blood Thinners

Blood thinners, particularly Coumadin, prevent strokes by helping to prevent blood clots from forming in the chambers of the heart and blood vessels. Studies have shown that common blood thinners like Coumadin can protect you from a stroke if you have mechanical heart valves, atrial fibrillation or had…

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Should You Take Blood-Thinning Drugs?

…-thinning drugs like Coumadin and try and allay some of your concerns. First off, Coumadin has an unparalleled ability to thin the blood and prevent blood clots which can cause strokes. This is especially true if you have mechanical heart valves, suffered an embolic stroke, have atrial fibrillation (AF) or…

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The Health Benefits of Eating Garlic

…this herb as a multivitamin—not only is it full of nutrients, it's useful for a host of ailments, including enhancing blood thinning (to prevent blood clots), lowering blood pressure levels and reducing cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Research on the Benefits of Eating Garlic Clinical research has…

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The Real Risk Factors for Heart Disease

…promotes inflammation. Health zone: 7-10 umol/L. * Lp(a): This highly inflammatory form of LDL cholesterol also contributes to the formation of blood clots. Healthy zone: * AA/EPA Ratio: This is the ratio of inflammatory arachidonic acid to anti-inflammatory eicosapentaenoic acid in the blood. Its level…

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Boost Your Health with Cauliflower

…cauliflower contains omega-3 fats, which are able to penetrate layers of cholesterol-laden plaque, reducing blood vessel inflammation and preventing blood-clotting deposits from clogging arteries. * Supports healthy digestion by supplying a full two grams of fiber per 100 calorie serving. Cauliflower also…

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3 Times Conventional Treatments Trump Alternative Medicine

blood clots. So, taking Coumadin to thin the blood is not only necessary—but lifesaving! The only A-fib patients who can consider Coumadin alternatives are those with “lone” atrial fibrillation. These patients have a normal heart size and valve function, putting them at lower risk for blood clots,…

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Reducing Inflammation is the Secret to Weight Loss

…is to season your foods with cinnamon, which contains the antioxidant cinnamaldehyde. Cinnamaldehyde reduces arterial inflammation, as well as blood clots. Now it’s your turn: Which of these dietary changes are you resolving to make to reduce inflammation? You May Also Be Interested In * Move Over…

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Vitamin K2 & It’s Benefits

…source of protein and Vitamin B2 for younger looking skin * Containing a fibrinolytic enzyme called nattokinase, which is reported to reduce/prevent blood clots. The nattokinase is why some people eat it for both heart attack and stroke prevention. Specifically, nattokinase has natural anticoagulant properties…

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Cooking Healthy: Peppered Rosemary Chicken

…chicken. Rosemary is rich in the powerful cancer-preventing antioxidant carnosol. Plus, the garlic helps to enhance blood thinning (preventing blood clots); lower blood pressure levels; and reduce triglycerides. Peppered Rosemary Chicken * 1 whole chicken (preferably organic or free range) * ½ c chopped…

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Prevent Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…clogged, especially if you have a tendency to clot. Grounding can help to reduce inflammation, and help avoid cardiovascular problems and prevent blood clots. For more information on preventing or treating elevated cholesterol levels, visit www.drsinatra.com.

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5 Tips for Heart-Healthy and Enjoyable Summer Travel

…traveling by plane, get up at least once an hour and walk up and down the aisle for a few minutes to get your blood circulating again and avoid blood clots. Do a few stretches in the aisle if there’s room. If not, stretch while in your seat. Plus, avoid sitting with your legs crossed. * To avoid digestive…

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The Healing Power of Ginger

…powerful healing qualities? First off, ginger is a potent blood thinner, which means it’s good for you if you want to take extra steps to prevent blood clots. It's also a handy natural anti-emetic agent, which means it’s good for dealing with nausea. I used to always bring it along when my kids were…

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The Health Benefits of Onions

…mostpowerful foods for keeping your heart healthy and heart disease at bay. Onion health benefits include the promotion of thinner blood and breaking up blood clots, which helps to stave off heart disease. Plus, onions contain a very powerful antioxidant called quercetin, which has been shown to significantly…

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Thanksgiving Leftovers Made Over

…critical part of any cholesterol-lowering diet. In the soup recipe, the garlic is a great natural blood thinner and has been shown to help prevent blood clots when used in high doses. Mushrooms, on the other hand, have been proven to boost the immune system. Enjoy! Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Meatloaf…

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