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How Does Stress Affect Inr Levels
No, his INR was soooo low it was "off the charts low" - the dr's words. They needed to give him Vit K to increase INR level - why didn't dr do this?
Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more
My INR level increased, but I haven't changed my diet. It was supposed to remain 2.0-3.0. Today, it was 3.2. My leg began to hurt is this the cause?
INR: An INR of 1.6 is elevated somewhat and can be associated with increased bleeding. It is not however a level of anticoagulation which we consider adequate to treat problems associated with pathologic clotting. It could be dangerous for some people however if they for instance have low platelet counts or ineffective platelet aggregation along with the INR 1.6. ...Read more
With or: Without Coumadin (warfarin)? Either way this is a dangerous level & needs treatment. ...Read more
This is in the: Range of 2-3 which is most common therapeutic target range. What are you being treated for? ...Read more
Anything above 1.5: The INR is a measure of how "thin" the blood is, typically due to the use of prescription blood thinners such as Coumadin (warfarin). A normal INR is 1.0. Anything above that is abnormal. For people on coumadin, the typical goal INR is 2.5 to 4.0 depending on the particular condition it is being used for. ...Read more
INR: Inr is a measure of clotting involving factors which we block with the drug warfarin. When the inr is high the factors are being blocked and clotting is inhibited. Usually we aim for an inr of 2 to 3 times standard. Sometimes we aim higher. If not on warfarin then the liver may be damaged causing the factors to be low. ...Read more
Dangerous: Check immediately with your doctor (I'll bet you already have, haven't you?!) ...Read more
See details: The range should be 2-2.5 but in severe cases a level of 2.5-3 may be warranted. ...Read more
Does using ecigarettes effect a persons INR levels. I'm on warfarin and my range is from 2.5 -3.5?
Thank you. What is causing the high INR level of 15+. Could it be cancer. It was 17.9 two weeks ago.
Coumadin (warfarin): Assuming your not on Coumadin (warfarin), other causes include liver disease, blood factor deficiencies. ...Read more
My INR level has increased constantly from therapeutic level (2-3) to recently 3.7, despite reduced warfarin dosis. What is the caused? Thank you
Multiple factors: Coumadin (warfarin) interacts with a number of gods and medications. Please check the following link for detailed information. Http://m.circ. Ahajournals. Org/content/119/8/e220.full. ...Read more
Both: Both must be very precisely controlled within a narrow range if you want to live. ...Read more
INR: Level must be used in conjunction with other cardiac/medical issues. Above 1.5 with increased bleed. ...Read more
My mums warfarin INR level has been fluctuating at an alarming level lately for no apparent reason?
INR crazy: Leaflets are available that describe foods to avoid, proper dosing, intervals for testing levels etc that might help stabilize her. Ask her doctor for guidance. ...Read more
Is having an INR level of 1.8-1.9 safe to have; im on Coumadin (warfarin) (2.5mlg 4 days, 5mlg 2 days out of the week).
I'm I safe to only get my INR levels checked once a month it has only been 3 months since my dvt, what to do?
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