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Coagulation Heart Attack and Stroke – Part 2

Coagulation Heart Attack and Stroke – Part 2

It is necessary to understand the interaction of fibrin coagulation pathways and platelet aggregation. Once we understand these interactions we can then discuss current treatment modalities. My goal is to show you a more creative and natural approach to anti-coagulation. Initial Platelet Aggregation In part one I emphasized the importance of platelet aggregation as the initial step.  There is an initial injury to an arterial or venous wall.  As a response, activated platelets cause a clumping reaction to repair the…

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Coagulation Stroke Heart Attack Part 1

Coagulation Stroke Heart Attack Part 1

Heart Attack and Stroke Coagulation Basics Let’s talk about heart attack and stroke causes and the complexity of the underlying coagulation (clotting) pathways.    What a heady subject.    You need a PhD in medical hematology, just to fully understand the complexities of coagulation.   So let’s work through this step by step.  This will be a multi part series.  I will help you achieve a clearer understanding. None of us wants to suffer a heart attack or stroke! What…

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