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what foods should i avoid when my blood is too thick? And what should i eat?
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First Helper rosabella

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replied February 3rd, 2011
Hello, and thanks for your medical question on E Health Forum.

Conditions which are known to be causing thickening of blood include myeloproliferative disorders. This group consists of disorders including polycythemia vera, essential thrombosis and others where there is excess production of blood cells.

This group of disorders is characterized by the overproduction (proliferation) of one or more of the three main blood cell lines – red or white blood cells or platelets. Consequently, the blood thickens and increases in volume, a condition called hyperviscosity

A diet with adequate hydration and plenty of fruits, vegetables, and small amounts of protein sources are recommended. Avoiding while sugar and starchy foods may be helpful.
In addition green tea, dark chocolate and vitamin E help by inhibiting platelet aggregation.

I hope this helps.

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