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Does vinegar thin your blood

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Berger
Cardiology 33 years experience
No: This notion is based on the study of an extract of vinegar studied in test tube at relatively high concentrations. Ordinary vinegar has no significan... Read More
Dr. Charles Davant
Family Medicine 49 years experience
No: Vinegar has no effect on how thick your bloody is or how fast it clots.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
NO: It causes acidosis - too much is dangerous. Don't fiddle with it. (however, it's very nice when mixed with oil and placed on a salad).

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Sort of: Anticoagulants do not thin blood, it is just a term used for the benefit of lay persons. It is a complicated issue to address in this forum. Try this ... Read More
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
An example may help: Heart-attacks are frequently caused by the rupture of a plaque in an artery in the heart. A clot forms over the injury but this also occludes the ves... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
Cardiology 23 years experience
Effective: Anticoagulation is effective however options are limited in pregnancy. Anticoagulation reduces risk of abnormal clotting in most, however does not eli... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Yes but...: Yes but nothing is perfect. We always have to weigh risk vs benefit. If we are aggressive with anticoagulant you are unlikely to have clots. If too a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. No, they can't, but we have awesome type 2 diabetes medicines that work wonders! Save the strawberry & balsamic vinegar for a good salad! To y... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: No scientific proof that vinegar lowers blood pressure to my knowledge
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 31 years experience
No: Alcohol will only raise blood pressure.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
No: No scientific proof that vinegar lowers blood pressure to my knowledge
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
Ophthalmology 28 years experience
No: Not a recommended treatment. A study in rats found that vinegar could lower high blood pressure (in rats). That was apple cider vinegar. No proven ef... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Family Medicine 14 years experience
Apple cider vinegar: There are no good human studies to suggest apple cider vinegar is a useful treatment for bp. There was one done in rats which suggest it could help -... Read More

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