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Can a high INR reading affect blood pressure?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice
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In brief: SHOULDN'T

A high inr (protime) is usually due to an excess of Coumadin (warfarin) relative to vitamin k intake.
The 'clotting system' of proteins (produced by the liver) has no affect on blood pressure (BP) , generally. BP is influenced by other factors: salt intake, lack of exercise, stress, pain ...

In brief: SHOULDN'T

A high inr (protime) is usually due to an excess of Coumadin (warfarin) relative to vitamin k intake.
The 'clotting system' of proteins (produced by the liver) has no affect on blood pressure (BP) , generally. BP is influenced by other factors: salt intake, lack of exercise, stress, pain ...
Dr. Allen Seely
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