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how can i thicken my blood

A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Why bleeding: Would determine the cause of the persistant nose bleed by seeing an ent. If there are issues with easy bleeding see your doctor who can run tests to s ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
Not exactly: It usually increases heart rate and blood pressure and this can cause flow problems (like stroke / heart attack), not from actual "thickening" of the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: Multiple factors in the blood that are called coagulants and clotting factors that cause the blood to thicken and clot their preventing excessive blee ... Read More
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Dr. Ron Citron
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Get a consultation: Coagulation is a very complex process. There are numerous causes of bleeding. You need to see a hematologist for an evaluation.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Your blood maintains a constant viscosity ("thickness") regardless of what you eat - but fatty food increase your blood triglycerides and possibly cho ... Read More
A 75-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
None: It is a wives tale that foods will thicken the blood of diabetics.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
24 years experience General Surgery
Prolapse and thick: Mitral valve prolapse does not have to have thickened leaflets. As the leaflets thicken you could get stenosis but your cardiologist will follow you ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
NO: Your blood won't thicken, but red meat, as well as dark green, leafy vegetables, can increase your iron content and increase your blood count. But, it ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
No: Not that i'm aware of. Green tea does have anti-oxidants though.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
No effect, but...: Alcohol itself has no effect on blood clotting. Of course long term excess alcohol can damage the liver, and in advanced cases (cirrhosis) blood may c ... Read More
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