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Are there herbal treatments that thin the blood the way aspirin does?

Are there herbal treatments that thin the blood the way aspirin does?

Yes: Sludgy blood - find out why it is that way? It usually is a diet in excess of fat, cholesterol, refined sugar so if you figure out the problem you can prevent this. My favorite is deltanol - delta tocopherol. ...Read more

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How long does it take to thin the blood with aspirin?

How long does it take to thin the blood with aspirin?

Quickly: As soon as it's absorbed, by mouth on an empty stomach :45-60 minutes. During a heart attack, squads give chewable Aspirin which can be absorbed in about 20-30 minutes. ...Read more

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Can taking one baby aspirin daily thin the blood too much so that you end up bruising easily?

Can taking one baby aspirin daily thin the blood too much so that you end up bruising easily?

Sometimes: Some people have fragile skin and cutaneous blood vessels. Others are just prone to bruising or are very sensitive to the effects of Aspirin and other blood thinners. ...Read more

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Does daily low dose aspirin, fish oil, and turmeric coupled with a couple light beers thin the blood too much? Affect rbc?

Does daily low dose aspirin, fish oil, and turmeric coupled with a couple light beers thin the blood too much? Affect rbc?

Aspirin thins blood: Aspirin is the only one from what you mentioned that thins the blood. From what i know, turmeric fish oil and beer do not cause blood thinning. So if you take all these there shouldn't be an additive blood thinning effect. Enjoy ! ...Read more

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Can you tell me about the new way to thin blood other than aspirin or coumadin?

Can you tell me about the new way to thin blood other than aspirin or coumadin?

2 new drugs: The fda has approved 2 new drugs and more are on the way: Pradaxa (dabigatran) and xarelto (rivaroxaban). Key points: they're very expensive, don't require frequent blood samples for dosing, and they have no antidote if serious bleeding occurs. Pradaxa is taken twice a day, xarelto is once daily. If stopped abruptly, there is incr risk of clotting with both. Pradaxa can often cause stomach upset. ...Read more

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What's of a way to thin blood other than aspirin or coumadin?

What's of a way to thin blood other than aspirin or coumadin?

Injections: Besides the drugs that dr. Kaplan mentioned, there are also injections like heparin, the low molecular weight heparins, such as enoxaparin (lovenox), and fondaparinux (arixtra). ...Read more

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Can I take 2 aspirins a day to thin my blood?

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Can I take 2 aspirins a day to thin my blood?

Yes, but depends: The issue is why you may need to thin your blood. Aspirin is a good, relatively safe, inexpensive antiplatelet agent. Sometimes, though, antiplatelet activity is not adequate "blood thinning", e.g., for phlebitis or artificial heart valve protection (especially mitral valve), or an acute stroke. For long term use, or less critical circumstances, Aspirin in varying doses may be adequate. ...Read more

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After you take an aspirin, for how long does it thin your blood?

After you take an aspirin, for how long does it thin your blood?

Platelets: Aspirin irreversibly inhibits platelets, the life of a platelet is up to 10 days, so you can see effects of asa for up to 10 days from the time it was stopped. ...Read more

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