Coumadin

Natural Treatment for Atrial Fibrillation

…The biggest worry with atrial fib is increased risk of stroke: blood pools in the atria where clots may form and travel to the brain. Aspirin, Coumadin, or other blood thinners are often prescribed to decrease this risk. Fran's Atrial Fibrillation But beware the conventional treatments for…

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Do You Need a Vitamin K Supplement?

…osteoporosis, consider taking up to 300 mcg per day. Vitamin K supplements are safe, even at higher levels—except for those taking Coumadin. If you are taking Coumadin, talk to your doctor about taking a low dose of K2 (MK-7), approximately 45 mcg per day. Now it’s your turn: Do you take…

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How to Boost Circulation

…quercetin. All of these supplements that boost circulation naturally can be found online and in some health food stores. NOTE: If you are taking Coumadin or other blood thinning medications or have a bleeding disorder, talk to your doctor before using any supplements that improve circulation.…

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Preventing Heart Disease With Aspirin

…best to talk to your doctor first if you’re taking any medications. (For example, aspirin increases the activity of blood thinners such as Coumadin, and its cardiovascular benefits are negated by ibuprofen.) So, how much should you take? The recommended dosage of aspirin ranges from 81 mg (the…

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