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Does Vinegar Thin Your Blood
Not a recommended treatment.
A study in rats found that vinegar could lower high blood pressure (in rats). That was apple cider vinegar. No proven effect in humans that I could find. In large amounts, vinegar can lower your potassium. The hydrochlorothiazide you take also lowers potassium. Check with your doctor to make sure you don't cause problems with low potassium while trying vinegar. ...Read more
So does eating pig feet make my blood pressure rise but I boil them in a little vinegar when I cook them?
It is not likely that eating pig feet will make your blood pressure rise, with or without vinegar. It would be prudent to have your blood pressure checked at your next visit to your doctor. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
My husband does not eat pork because of his blood pressure. I'm boiling pork ribs in vinegar will that reduce the fat?
Pork and BP: Its the salt in the meat that increases BP not the type of meat. ...Read more
Can someone with high blood pressure eat something with distilled vinegar in it? And does distilled vinegar have salt in it?
Hi, I am having a miscarriage and wanted to know why is my blood dark red and brown and kind of thick & has a vinegar smell. Is this normal?
Miscarriage: Your miscarriage may be caused by a bacterial vaginal infection. The vinegar smell could be the tipoff. The dark bloody discharge may represent old uterine blood. Consult your foctor for treatment before you try to get pregnant again ...Read more
Is bragg organic apple cider vinegar good for lowering your hba1c and also help to lower your blood sugar.
Silly myth: "Low blood pressure" in people who are walking around and not obviously sick is a mythical diagnosis popular in parts of Europe. Your blood pressure doesn't have to be any higher than is required to keep your body adequately supplied with blood. Apple cider vinegar is promoted as being good for everything, which itself tell you that the claims are mostly fake. Glad you care about your friend. ...Read more
I hear vinegar is good for blood pressure & cholesterol; however can vinegar cause GI bleed & ulcers?
I saw blood filled blister in my vagina this morning after using apple vinegar for hemorrhoid which got to my vagina last night. Should I be worried?
I use white balsamic vinegar on my salads with olive oil 5 days a week is this ok or is vinegar bad for you? Is it a blood thinner? I use about 1 tb.
No problem: Tasty and nutritious.Get a more detailed answer ›
44, male having high blood sugar and under diabetes and heart medication. Can I take apple cider vinegar to control my diabetes? When and how much? TIA
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
Can I substitute a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar in a glass of water for 81 mg. Of aspirin when I take my blood pressure pill.
Vinegar: For a 67y/o, an 81mg Aspirin is far superior prophyllaxis than cider vinegar. ...Read more
Is it ok to take blood pressure meds (metyldopa), pednisolone and imurel with grapefruit juice, apple cider vinegar and honey? Thanks!
Never tested: The combination that you mentioned is never tested. But I would say don't take grape fruit juice with above meds. ...Read more
Is it okay for an 83 years old man to drink apple cider vinegar to lower his blood pressure? Wont it hurt his stomach when he drinks it?
Yuk: Apple cider vinegar? Yuk. Why would you take that? It has not been shown to have beneficial health effects, and may cause gastric problems. To lower blood pressure, instead use things that are supported by a tremendous amount of scientific evidence that they work and are safe! Diet, exercise, and medications approved by the FDA. ...Read more
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)?
Does unfiltered apple cider vinegar taken daily (tablespoon diluted in glass of water with tsp. Of raw honey) interfere w heart or blood thinner meds?
No interference as far as I know.
Did anyone tell you about this issue? ...Read more
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
triamterene/hctz (dyazide®). ...Read more
I have a strong vinegar acid smell discharge coming from my vagina can it be my birth control pills or high blood sugar level? Or anything else?
You probably have a vaginal infection caused by bacteria instead of the more common yeast infection. The most common symptom is a smelly vaginal discharge. It may look grayish white or yellow. A sign of bacterial vaginosis can be a "fishy" smell, which may be worse after sex. You need a pelvic exam - a smear can diagnose this infection and it's easy to treat with antibiotics.
I have ingrown toenail (infected but no pus or blood) so im soaking my feet in vinegar. Now I have small black dot on skin near toenail. Gangrene?
I know that alcohol effects INR but does it have the same effect on blood thinness? If my INR was low could I take a shot to counteract anygreenstaken
Depends: The INR is a measure of how thin your blood is. When alcohol effects your INR it is causing your blood to become more thin. A low INR means that your blood is thicker. A high INR means your blood is thinner. If your INR is too low i.e. Too thick i.e. Not anticoagulated, then there are treatment options to anticoagulate including an injectable medications. You should discuss with your doctor. ...Read more
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