Warfarin

Naturally Lower Blood Pressure with Nattokinase

…doctor may be able to reduce your high blood pressure medication. One precaution to note: Patients who are taking blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin) should not take nattokinase because both products act on fibrin. Taking them together may result in your having too little fibrin to form any clots…

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To Eat Soy, or Not to Eat Soy: What You Need to Know

…system by helping to keep calcium out of arterial walls. (Note: The vitamin K in natto is a natural clotting agent. If you are taking Coumadin (warfarin) or another blood-thinning product, you should eat natto with caution, consuming no more than one small serving per week. Additionally, I do not recommend…

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The Most Common Blood Thinners

…also prescribed for atrial fibrillation, mechanical heart valves, and prevention of clot formation after cardiac surgeries or events. Coumadin (warfarin) is a common blood thinner that doctors prescribe. Common Blood Thinners and their Side Effects * Heparin * Lovenox (enoxaparin sodium) * Normiflo…

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Fish Oil: The Perfect Nutraceutical

…people who use it take one-half to three grams of fish oil a day. At this dosage you don’t have to worry about taking either aspirin or Coumadin (warfarin), as long as your doctor or holistic health practitioner knows and will work with you to modify your dosage. Don’t take ginkgo with aspirin. Folks…

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Naturally Treating High Blood Pressure

…a pleasant surprise and find that your doctor may be able to reduce your medication. * Patients who are taking blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin) should not take nattokinase because both products thin the blood. However, I don’t see any problem taking nattokinase if you are taking low-dose…

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Prevent Blood Clots to Prevent Stroke

…fibrillation, have regular follow-up with your MD. Atrial fibrillation is one condition where Dr. Sinatra firmly believes in taking anticoagulants like warfarin (Coumadin) to prevent blood clots and stroke, so make sure you take it if it’s been prescribed for you and have your blood levels monitored as recommended…

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The Healing Power of Ginger

…health. Just one word of caution. Since ginger can thin the blood much like aspirin, patients taking pharmaceutical blood thinners like Coumadin (warfarin) should consult with their doctors before adding ginger to their diets. Now it's your turn: What's your favorite way to eat ginger? You May Also Be…

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Lower High Blood Pressure with Grounding

…with a concrete floor will also work. One note of caution: If you’re taking any medication related to blood viscosity—but especially Coumadin (warfarin)—you should first inform your doctor that you would like to try grounding. Then, working together carefully monitor your INR every week until the…

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