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What natural remedy to prevent blood clots in the lungs when you are traveling?

What natural remedy to prevent blood clots in the lungs when you are traveling?

Nattokinase/Vit E &: There is significant risk of blood clots in the legs on long flights, which can travel to the lungs. Walking some every hour or two should help. Drink lots of fluids. Wobenzym, vitalzym, nattokinase & lumbrokinase are the most effective natural blood thinners (any one of these is adequate). Other supplements that prevent clots include vitamin e, garlic, ginger and turmeric/curcumin. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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What natural remedy to prevent blood clots in the lungs, since i'm flying to new zealand?

What natural remedy to prevent blood clots in the lungs, since i'm flying to new zealand?

Nattokinase/Vit E &: There is significant risk of blood clots in the legs on long flights, which can travel to the lungs. Walking some every hour or two should help.Drink lots of fluids.Wobenzym, vitalzym, nattokinase & lumbrokinase are the most effective natural blood thinners (any one of these is adequate). Other supplements that prevent clots include vitamin e, garlic, ginger and turmeric/curcumin. Have a good trip! ...Read more

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Heavy early periods with blood clots , what could be the cause and what will be the remedy?

Heavy early periods with blood clots , what could be the cause and what will be the remedy?

Cause likely hormone: Periods that are heavy and coming early are most likely caused by hormones being off, such as low Progesterone levels, abnormal thyroid or prolactin for instance. It is also possible that fibroids or polyps are the cause. See your doctor and identify the cause, then you can figure out best treatment. Treatments could be bcp, Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, ablation, for instance. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for blood clots in the legs (dvt)?

What is the treatment for blood clots in the legs (dvt)?

Blood thinners: The mainstay of treatment is always blood thinners and there are many of these with more coming out all the time. Often the clot is left alone while the body dissolves it. Sometimes when the clot is very high up and extends above the top of the leg, the clot might be removed mechanically with a clot dissolver. Once that is done, a person still needs to be on blood thinners though. ...Read more

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What is the preferred treatment for blood clots in the leg.?

What is the preferred treatment for blood clots in the leg.?

Blood thinners: Usually, three or more months of blood thinners, such as warfarin, heparin, or enoxaparin, are the treatment of choice. The exact medicine and duration of treatment depend on the clinical scenario. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for blood clots in the legs?

What is the treatment for  blood clots in the legs?

Medical treatment: Nust be obtained immediately. Rest elevation and Heparin followed bt Coumadin (warfarin) in most cases. Get immediate medical attention. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots in the legs and what are some treatment options?

What causes blood clots in the legs and what are some treatment options?

Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for blood clots in the lung (pulmonary embolus)?

Anticoagulation: Heparin and then warfarin for about six months and followup pulmonary testing rarely surgery or embolectomy, or lower extremity interventions. ...Read more

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Now on lifelong blood thinning treatment after blood clots in lungs twice the past 2 years. What's the risk og getting new clots? INR is constant 2,5

Now on lifelong blood thinning treatment after blood clots in lungs twice the past 2 years. What's the risk og getting new clots? INR is constant 2,5

Repeat clot risk: According to American College Chest Physicians: After a second episode of unprovoked VTE – 15 percent for the first year; 7.5 percent/year thereafter. This is without anticoagulation and assumes you had no risk factors for past episodes (genetic predisposition, trauma, surgery, pertinent medication etc.). Since recurrence can be deadly, we recommend blood thinners for life unless ..(see comment) ...Read more

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Natural Remedies (Definition)

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