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Dr. Liawaty Ho
33 doctors shared insights

Abnormal Blood Clotting (Overview)

Abnormal blood clotting is a symptom in which a person's blood clots too quickly (which can lead to clots in his leg veins) or clots too slowly (which can lead to bruising and bleeding problems).


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How do you prevent abnormal blood clotting?

How do you prevent abnormal blood clotting?

Vitamins: The clotting system is very well self-regulated; there is little you can do to change it. About the only thing that matters is that some clotting factors depend on the presence of vitamin k in the diet; if there isn't enough, the production of clotting factors will go down, and your blood won't clot normally. That's how Coumadin works - it interferes with the function of vitamin k. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho
33 doctors shared insights

Abnormal Blood Clotting (Overview)

Abnormal blood clotting is a symptom in which a person's blood clots too quickly (which can lead to clots in his leg veins) or clots too slowly (which can lead to bruising and bleeding problems).


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How can one prevent abnormal blood clotting without taking any drugs?

How can one prevent abnormal blood clotting without taking any drugs?

Be careful: If you need drugs for clots take them. If not, then omega 3 supplements and supplements like cinnamon and grape seed extract can thin blood. ...Read more

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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
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Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
once
Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
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How do you prevent abnormal blood clotting?

Vitamins: The clotting system is very well self-regulated; there is little you can do to change it. About the only thing that matters is that some clotting factors depend on the presence of vitamin k in the diet; if there isn't enough, the production of clotting factors will go down, and your blood won't clot normally. That's how Coumadin works - it interferes with the function of vitamin k. ...Read more

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How can one prevent abnormal blood clotting without taking any drugs?

Be careful: If you need drugs for clots take them. If not, then omega 3 supplements and supplements like cinnamon and grape seed extract can thin blood. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
Once
Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
Once
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How is blood clotting bad?

How is blood clotting bad?

PE/DVT: If a blood clot develops, it can travel to other parts of the body and cause a blockage of major vessels. In the lungs, this is called a pulmonary embolism. In the legs, its called a deep vein thrombosis. These can be life threatening emergencies. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
Daily
Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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What causes blood clotting?

What causes blood clotting?

Blood clotting: There are proteins in our body such as thrombin, prothrombin, fibrin that play an important role in blood clotting, also blood paticles called platelets take part of coaguation. When the endothelium( inside lining of blood cell) is damage, there is a complex reaction that occurs between palelets, certains clotting factors which in turn prevent further blood loss from the damaged blood vessels. ...Read more