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Symptoms of a Blood Clot to Watch For
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Symptoms of a Blood Clot to Watch For

Blood clotting, known as coagulation, is vital for the normal functioning of the human body as it prevents excessive bleeding after an injury. There are platelets and several proteins in the blood that help form a clot, which dissolves once the wound heals. However, the same process can become life-threatening if it starts in the...

Everything you Need to Know about Vitamin K
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Everything you Need to Know about Vitamin K

If your doctor has prescribed you blood thinners, such as Coumadin or Warfarin, then you’ve probably been told to stay away from vitamin K or to monitor your intake of it. Vitamin K is actually a group of compounds made up of vitamin K1 and vitamin K2. Most commonly found in vegetables and leafy greens,...