A 37-year-old member asked:
what is an herbal or alternative therapy to use in place of heparin?
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Dr. Kevin O'neil answered
27 years experience Urogynecology
Number of choices: A website which lists some of these is http://www.Med.Umich.Edu/1libr/aha/umherb04.Htm keep in mind however, that anticoagulant therapy must be monitored very carefully and should not be done without medical supervision. Also keep in mind that if it is being done during pregnancy, the medication or herb must be proven safe for the fetus. Just because it's 'natural' doesn't make it safe.
Answered on Jan 23, 2012
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