A proper diet will help you deal with thick blood or, conversely, increase its coagulability. Anyway, blood is very important. It is affected by our entire lifestyle: mobility, diet. The good news is that special products can improve blood clotting or, on the contrary, worsen it and protect it from thrombosis.
Liquefy the blood.
Thick blood is a very dangerous phenomenon. The risk of thrombosis increases, and there is a high probability of varicose veins. Vessel function is problematic, blood clots can block small vessels, slow down the oxygen supply to various organs, and increase the risk of stroke. Therefore, if you suspect or know that your blood is viscous, you should see a doctor first. After that, you should review your diet. And include products that make your blood thinner.
Water. We are 80-90% water, and the blood just needs a normal water balance in our body. So the first sign of varicose veins and other blood problems, you need to think about whether you drink enough water. 2-2.5 litres a day is an average, and if your weight is high enough, you may also need 3 litres. In any case, the body needs a lot of fluid, and the doctor will determine the individual norm more precisely.
Raspberry. Raspberry contains the same substance as aspirin, which is often drunk to reduce blood viscosity. But only aspirin has a side effect, it has a negative effect on the stomach and mucous membranes, and raspberries – not. So eat fresh raspberry, raspberry jam. Traditional medicine also recommends brewing raspberry and black currant leaves.
Linseed oil. It contains a lot of polyunsaturated fatty acids, as well as vitamin E. It has the ability to restore the elasticity of blood vessels.
Fat fish. A source of useful fats and fighter against atherosclerotic plaques.
Garlic. Powerful antioxidant, has anti-inflammatory effect, promotes the resorption of blood clots. Recommended to use in the fresh, slightly podvyalennom in the fresh air, in the form.
Seaweed. Products containing iodine are very useful for blood. They reduce the viscosity of the blood and increase the tone of the blood vessels. So all seafood is the first candidate for the table.
Tomatoes. The lycopene they contain helps to normalize cholesterol levels. And rutin strengthens the walls of blood vessels.
Persimmon. The composition of many antioxidants, and thanks to the presence of flavonoids persimmonium thinners the blood, prevents the formation of blood clots, strengthens blood vessels and normalizes blood cholesterol levels.1
Red cabbage. In general, any cabbage is useful, including sauerkraut, but red cabbage contains a lot of potassium, which is very useful for blood vessels, vitamin C and group B. Therefore, cabbage stimulates metabolism, improves blood quality and prevents the formation of blood clots.
Citrus fruits. They contain vitamin C and a lot of liquid. Lemon is a especially good to dissolve blood. So tea with lemon and a spoonful of honey is a great idea.
Honey. It has a very good effect on the blood, including its liquefaction. Prevents thrombosis.
Sprouted wheat. Perfectly thinns the blood if you eat at least 1 tbsp a day. It is good to add it to the salads and spray them with linseed oil.
Ginger, cinnamon, turmeric. The bark and roots contain coumarins. These compounds liquefy the blood and prevent the formation of clots. They also contain plants in our strip: horseradish root, alfalfa, angelica, celery.
With thick blood, it is not only important to avoid specific coagulation products. In general, we need to reconsider our approach to nutrition. Limit sweet, baked, greasy and spicy foods. There are more fruits and vegetables to eat, and more pure non-carbonated water to drink. Simple recommendations that we hear almost every day, but here we go…