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A 29-year-old female asked:

Is there an otc blood-thinning product or food that doesn't hinder the immune system fighting infections (inflammation)?

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Dr. Harold Mandel
General Practice 39 years experience
Vairious foods: The following foods may help with blood thinning naturally without undermining your immune system: Tumeric, cherries, ginger, cinnamon, cayenne peppers & foods rich in vitamin E such as seeds and nuts. You should also lead an active lifestyle with regular exercise and adequate rest and sleep.
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 41 years experience
Many herbs/supps.: There are MANY herbs and supplements that both thin blood and support immune function. One of the best is proteolytic enzymes such as Wobenzym and Vitalzym, also Nattokinase and Serrapeptase. Also Ginger, Turmeric/Curcumin, Resveratrol and Vitamin E thin blood and do not hinder immune function.
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Last updated Nov 9, 2018

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