Sticky Platelets

Eat Garlic to Reduce Blood Pressure

…triglyceride levels. Research Shows Garlic Reduces Blood Pressure and Prevents Disease Clinical research has determined that garlic inhibits platelet aggregation (stickiness and clumping), which helps thin the blood much like aspirin or thrombolytic drugs do. In a double-blind research study, patients given…

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Vitamin B Benefits for Your Heart

…benefits is that they help to reduce harmful homocysteine levels. Homocysteine is an ugly amino acid that causes your body to lay down sticky, artery-hardening platelets in blood vessels. It results from your body's ineffective break-down of methionine, an essential amino acid found in all proteins but…

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Heart-Healthy Foods That Benefit Other Conditions, Too

…-recommended oils for heart health because it contains medium chain triglycerides that help to raise beneficial HDL levels, and makes blood platelets less sticky. Plus, it boosts cognitive function and memory, and may even help to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. Heart-Healthy Foods To Prevent Cancer: *…

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Heart Health Benefits of Coconut Oil

…fatty acids found in most oils—so it's heart healthy. In fact, those MCFAs have an effect similar to omega-3 fatty acids, so they make blood platelets less sticky. Researchers also demonstrated that coconut’s MCFAs can neutralize and kill many microorganisms, bacteria and viruses that are responsible…

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