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Dr. Liawaty Ho
38 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 (warfarin) works - it interferes with the function of vitamin k. ...Read more

Dr. Liawaty Ho
38 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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Abnormal blood clotting (Tip)

Good control of your blood sugar will increase the chance that you and your baby will stay healthy! ...See more

Dr. Warren Foster Dr. Foster
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Treating an Abnormal Heart Rhythm (Checklist)

Make healthy lifestyle choices
once
Stop smoking and avoid second-hand smoke
once
Avoid excessive amounts of caffeine and alcohol
once
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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 (warfarin) 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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Abnormal blood clotting (Tip)

Keep blood pressure under control. Follow doctor's orders carefully. ...See more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Abnormal blood clotting (Tip)

Most important recommendations are good blood pressure and blood sugar control. ...See 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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Why would i be going on three weeks of random blood clotting?

Why would i be going on three weeks of random blood clotting?

Assuming vaginal?: Assuming this is vaginal, there are many causes of vaginal bleeding. If it continues, see your physician. Testing includes blood work, ultrasounds and possible taking a sample from the lining of your uterus. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Dugan Dr. Dugan
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Abnormal blood clotting (Tip)

Watch your blood pressure carefully, high blood pressure can be a sign of serious issues. ...See 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
Once
Take your meds as instructed without fail
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What is the role of zymogens in blood clotting?

What is the role of zymogens in blood clotting?

Homework: This is a homework question found on multiple discussion boards. The clotting factors are mostly zymogens that are activated by other members of the cascade. This doesn't lend itself to being explained in 400 words but you can find full discussions once you understand what a zymogen itself actually is. ...Read more

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What is the cause of blood clotting during menstration?

What is the cause of blood clotting during menstration?

Clotting factors: Your blood contains clotting factors that allow you to clot after your endometrial lining has been shed. THis prevents you from losing endless blood and controls the amount of bleeding you experience ...Read more

Dr. Tracy Lovell Dr. Lovell
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Abnormal blood clotting (Tip)

If your legs start swelling, check your blood pressure and notify your doctor if it is elevated. ...See more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
daily
Make dietary changes
3x day
Take a stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
once