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Are natural remedies for antiphospholipid syndrome safe?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Khurram Rehman
Fertility Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Safe but don't work

Safe but not effective can be dangerous.
Antiphospholipid syndrome is rare but can cause serious problems including blood clots in the legs or lungs which may be fatal, or pregnancy complications, such as multiple early miscarriages, late miscarriage, or severe pre-eclampsia. See a hematologist if you're not trying to conceive, reproductive endocrinologist (rei) if trying, high risk OB if pregnant.

In brief: Safe but don't work

Safe but not effective can be dangerous.
Antiphospholipid syndrome is rare but can cause serious problems including blood clots in the legs or lungs which may be fatal, or pregnancy complications, such as multiple early miscarriages, late miscarriage, or severe pre-eclampsia. See a hematologist if you're not trying to conceive, reproductive endocrinologist (rei) if trying, high risk OB if pregnant.
Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
Hmmm ... thinking about my previous answer heparin and even enoxaparin shots are actually a 'natural' remedy - still purified from animal tissue as far as I know - but I was assuming you meant herbal medicines, diet, Chinese medicine etc. rather than drugs. But heparin is natural. Even aspirin is just an esterified version of natural salicylic acid from willow bark, but is made synthetically now.
Dr. Ted King
An interesting thought. I was assuming herbal medicines as well.
Dr. Michael Fox
Fertility Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Unknown

Natural remedies for most conditions are unproven and the true content of "natural remedies" are unknown for the most part.
They certainly are not controlled so from batch to batch their could be enormous differences in content. As to safety ? The remedy referred to. The risk of clotting with true aps is very high. So the unsafe aspect would be due to inadequate treatment.

In brief: Unknown

Natural remedies for most conditions are unproven and the true content of "natural remedies" are unknown for the most part.
They certainly are not controlled so from batch to batch their could be enormous differences in content. As to safety ? The remedy referred to. The risk of clotting with true aps is very high. So the unsafe aspect would be due to inadequate treatment.
Dr. Michael Fox
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ineffective

I completely agree with drs.
Rehman and fox. Natural remedies for antipholipid syndrome might very well be safe, but it is not at all likely that there is anything that is, in the least, effective.

In brief: Ineffective

I completely agree with drs.
Rehman and fox. Natural remedies for antipholipid syndrome might very well be safe, but it is not at all likely that there is anything that is, in the least, effective.
Dr. Ted King
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