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Which Vegetables Thicken Your Blood
Not exactly: It usually increases heart rate and blood pressure and this can cause flow problems (like stroke / heart attack), not from actual "thickening" of the blood. Erol ; nida (http://www. Drugabuse. Gov/publications/drugfacts/spice-synthetic-marijuana) among other websites have more information on these substances. ...Read more
My blood is super thin. When I get the smallest scrape, it bleeds like crazy! What foods naturally thicken my blood, & are there foods I should avoid?
Get a consultation: Coagulation is a very complex process. There are numerous causes of bleeding. You need to see a hematologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
That's junk: Anybody offering you a special diet based on your blood type is a charlatan. Ignore this stuff -- it has no scientific basis. Life's difficult enough without having to put a limit on your healthy eating habits because of something that a charlatan made up to sell a fantasy book. Vegetables, all in all, are good for you -- in fact, for most of us they're a key part of healthy eating. ...Read more
Yes, it would: Yes, it would.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Not that I'm aware of. Green tea does have anti-oxidants though. ...Read more
Not really: There is no particular fruit or vegetable that is proven to lower blood pressure. Fruits have lots of sugar and starch, which can lead to pre-diabetes (not good for the cholesterol or arteries). Vegetables would be a better bet, but one should avoid high salt (sodium) items. Avoid adding salt during cooking, because salt increases blood pressure. V8 vegetable juice has a low sodium variety. ...Read more
Do you know which is the best fruit or vegetable in order to increase blood level in a diabetic female?
Any suggestions on which is the best fruit or vegetable in order to increase blood level in a diabetic female?
Hi, if you drink too much alcohol will it thins or thicken your blood? What are the effects on coagulation? Thank you
I've mvp with thinkened leaflets. Could every thickened leaflets have scant blood regurgitation? Is it possible a thickened leaflet to close completel
42wf. Had MC 1month ago (8wks)after 4US (were clear) still bleeding. After6US new dr. Told me he sees thickening with blood flo. D/C next. Cancer? Help
I have had all the signs of pregnancy since october but - in oct. A scan showed thickening of uterus in oct another - blood in jan. Could I be pregna?
Why bleeding: Would determine the cause of the persistant nose bleed by seeing an ent. If there are issues with easy bleeding see your doctor who can run tests to see if there is a problem and refer you to a hematolgist. ...Read more
Is it possible to get hep c from some vegetable thorn, like eggplant thorn (if somebody pricked before) when pricked and small blood come out?
I saw a red drop of thing like blood in my vegetable in a local hotel I ate it can some one contract HIV in this way. I am not sure it was blood.?
Unlikely: It's unlikely but not foolproof. If you're worried, get tested. ...Read more
I had a spike in my blood pressure recently. My check up results are all okay. I eat mostly vegetables and fruits recently. How come I still experienc?
Blood pressure: You don't want to be diagnosed with high blood pressure after one visit. BP fluctuates. Follow it for a few weeks and see what it does. It is common for people to develop BP issues in their 40's and 50's - as you age, your blood vessels stiffen. Also genetic influences play a role. You can be the world's greatest athlete and eat a perfect diet and still have high blood pressure. ...Read more
See DASH diet: Fruits and vegetables are healthy for a variety of reasons and most people need to increase the amounts they eat. I am not aware of specific fruits or vegetables that have more effects on blood pressure. Low sodium and high potassium (high in fruits and vegetables) diet can help BP. The DASH diet (available with simple search on Google) is specific diet proven to lower BP. Best with low salt diet ...Read more
More clotting: Marijuana increases production of free radicals, deposits tar and other residue in your lungs and introduces carbon monoxide into your system. This produces oxidative stress which increases systemic inflammation and can make your blood clot more easily. If you already have this tendency, your are worsening your health and increasing the chances of having a stroke or other clotting disease. ...Read more
You don't: Changing your blood chemistry can be extremely harmful. The General Dentist or Specialist Oral Surgeon who does the extraction will manage bleeding at the extraction site. Make sure to inform the Dentist or Oral Surgeon about all prescription medications/OTC meds/vitamins/supplements that you take, as well as any and all systemic problems, as these can affect clot formation. ...Read more
Can eating the vegetable beets cause your stool to look like it has blood in it? Like turn the water in the toilet red? Thanks
Yes: This happens all the time. Sorry you got a scare. ...Read more
I had some blood work done for cardiac enzymes and had to be restuck several times due to the blood thickening. What causes this to happen.
Poor stick: In blood drawing, a proper needle insertion into the vein is ever important, and when done correctly, then blood flows freely into the collection tube. When the stick is not properly done, the blood return is slow allowing the clotting mechanism to cascade into the blood thickening, also known as a clot. There is nothing wrong with you; rather, the one drawing the blood is the problem. ...Read more
Blood thickened even though food/lifestyle was unchanged (inr dropped to 1.3). Upping warfarin 3mg to 7mg did nothing. Now on 9mg and also daily heparin injections. Inr still 1.3. Why no improvement
Coumadin (warfarin) resistance: 95% of people get adequate response to Coumadin (warfarin) with dosage between 1-9mg. Thus leaving about 5% of people need above 9mg--because of several posible causes: poor absorption (drug such as Cholestyramine can cause this), too rapid elimination, xcessivevit k intake, hyperlipidemia, certain drugs, or hereditary resistance (rare), and at times unknown. Consult doc for adjustment. Good luck. ...Read more
Do all women (even with mild) Asherman have thin endometrium? Or not necessarily? And can a blood clot prevent thickening?
Asherman's syndrome: By definition in Asherman's syndrome, the lining of the womb is extremely thin to non-existent. Blood clots in the uterus will NOT prevent thickening. ...Read more
What does abnormal cardiac enzymes in the blood mean? And does it relate to pleural thickening of the lungs?
Cardiac enzymes is the general term for chemicals that are inside heart muscle cells. If problems in the heart such as heart attack or other strain, they will be detectible in the blood.
This would not be related to thickening of pleural lung tissue. ...Read more
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