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Does the human body have a natural anticoagulant?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Yes, your body is full of checks and balances.
For every signal that promotes blood clotting, there is another prepared to anticoagulate. Unfortunately, this hasn't really been harnessed into a drug that can prevent blood clots quite yet.

In brief: Yes

Yes, your body is full of checks and balances.
For every signal that promotes blood clotting, there is another prepared to anticoagulate. Unfortunately, this hasn't really been harnessed into a drug that can prevent blood clots quite yet.
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Yes

The clotting cascade is balanced by the non-clotting cascade & is super complex.

In brief: Yes

The clotting cascade is balanced by the non-clotting cascade & is super complex.
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch
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