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Doctor insights on: Apple Cider Vinegar Blood Thinner

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
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Blood Thinners (Definition)

Agents which slow ;/or break down blood clot formation in up to 3 different ways (they do not decrease blood viscosity; thickness.) (1) some inhibit platelet function (e.g. Aspirin, clopidogrel, etc.). (2) others interfere with some of the clot forming proteins (warfarin, dabigatran, rivaroxaban, etc.), (3) others stimulate the blood clot destruction ...Read more


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Is bragg organic apple cider vinegar good for lowering your hba1c and also help to lower your blood sugar.

Is bragg organic apple cider vinegar good for lowering your hba1c and also help to lower your blood sugar.

Nope!: It's a waste of money just like all other otc pills and supplements. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. Check w/your doctor. Eat less and exercise and take whatever rx the doctor orders. ...Read more

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Does apple cider vinegar lower blood pressure?

Does apple cider vinegar lower blood pressure?

Not sure: Not sure about this. But there are many other accepted forms of treatments. You should try those first! ...Read more

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Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar twice a day while I'm taking lisinopril for my blood pressure?

Is it safe to drink apple cider vinegar twice a day while I'm taking lisinopril for my blood pressure?

Dose?: It all depends on the dose. ACV is acidic and excess acid is harmful, while small amounts are harmless. Do you have any documentation by a legitimate source that ACV is beneficial or do you just enjoy the taste? ...Read more

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I used Apple Cider Vinegar to get rid of a raised freckle, and now there's PIH and dried blood under the skin. It's on my nose (not very appealing)?

I used Apple Cider Vinegar to get rid of a raised freckle, and now there's PIH and dried blood under the skin. It's on my nose (not very appealing)?

PIH v. hematoma: I am not certain about the timing of this. I recommend you see you primary doctor, ENT specialist or dermatologist to examine this area. After the exam, they can advice you about the best way to resolve the lesion with the minimum amount of scarring. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take my blood pressure medicine dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with apple cider vinegar?

Is it ok to take my blood pressure medicine dyazide (hydrocholorthiazide and triamterene) with apple cider vinegar?

Check with MD: Check with your healthcare provider before taking apple cider vinegar with any diuretics, as this may cause a decrease in blood potassium levels. Caution should be used with these diuretics bumetanide chlorothiazide chlorthalidone ethacrynic acid furosemide hydrochlorothiazide metolazone spironolactone- torsemide triamterene/hctz (dyazide®). ...Read more

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Is consuming apple cider vinegar dangerous in any way?

Is consuming apple cider vinegar dangerous in any way?

In food ok: Drinking a little wont hurt, but a large amount as in a guart or so could cause serious ph changes in ur body and can have bad consequences. ...Read more

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Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Will Heinz apple cider vinegar work like brAggs apple cider vinegar?

Not entirely but...: Bragg's is raw/unpasteurized whereas I'm fairly sure Heinz is pasteurized. Pasteurization degrades some nutrients and enzymes that are beneficial. Also, Bragg's is organic whereas Heinz is not, and apples are in the EWG "Dirty Dozen" and high in pesticide residues. Heinz should have many of the same benefits but, given a choice, I recommend Bragg's. ...Read more

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Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar everyday? If so what are they and the dosage?

Are there benefits to taking apple cider vinegar everyday? If so what are they and the dosage?

Many benefits: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most popular folk remedies, in fact entire books have been written about it. It's many uses include treating heartburn, many infections (like sinus, ear & yeast infections), acne & other skin conditions.It may help treat diabetes, hypertension & high cholesterol.Research is limited but does support many uses.It is safe and inexpensive.See comments for more info:. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for gout?

Is apple cider vinegar good for gout?

Gout: can be helped with drinking fluids to flush out uric acid to reduce symptoms. I have no direct knowledge of using Apple cider vinegar as a benefit, however, I have hard that cherry juice may help reduce symptoms. Best to ask your doctor if you are not sure. ...Read more

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Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Is apple cider vinegar good for reflux?

Not so much: Reflux can be serious. Apple cider vinegar is promoted for everything -- and this alone should tell you something. Something as simple as elevating the head of your bed may help more. Staying trim and fit is a plus; you may not be able to eliminate reflux but you can control the symptoms. Your physician knows how to manage it and when to do endoscopy. ...Read more

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Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Is kroger apple cider vinegar good for skin?

Probably not: If you believed everything you read about apple cider vinegar, which supposedly is good for everything, you would be reading uncritically. ...Read more

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Apple cider vinegar, is it good for swelling?

Apple cider vinegar, is it good for swelling?

Vinegar: What type of swelling are you referring to? It was used in folk medicine for sunburn (which might have mild swelling). Not aware of it being used for generalized swelling. ...Read more

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How to apply apple cider vinegar to chalazion?

Apple cider vinegar: You can apply hot water compresses with apple cider vinegar in the hopes that it might work. Apply 4 times daily. ...Read more

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How come apple cider vinegar give me headaches?

How come apple cider vinegar give me headaches?

Apple cider vinegar: I understand your concern. Very few people have headaches due to Apple cider vinegar. It is likely that headache is due to stresses in your journey of life of 42 years, High Blood pressure, Medications or Migraine. Apple cider vinegar contains Tannins, which may trigger Migraine. See Physician for Diagnosis and treatment Do Breathing and Music Relaxation, Yoga, Meditation, Tai Chi and Exercise. ...Read more

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Would apple cider vinegar help to treat molluscum ?

Would apple cider vinegar help to treat molluscum
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Probably not: Molluscum contagiosum is not something simple to treat, and especially not using apple cider vinegar. From the medications you are taking now, it may appear to be a nontoxic alternative, but speak to your PCP or dermatologists about more effective treatment choices that don't interfere with your medical conditions or medications. ...Read more

Anticoagulant (Definition)

Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more