Blood clots can also be both a bad and good thing. For example, when you've experienced a traumatic injury or cut, your blood clots in that area to prevent excessive bleeding. However, when a blood clot forms in your lungs, brain, or heart, that's when it can be extremely dangerous, even fatal. Instances such as that require immediate medical attention.
Blood clots can also be caused due to a handful of conditions, including if your family has a history of them, if you smoke, are obese, have deep vein thrombosis, or have a heart attack, heart failure, or antiphospholipid syndrome.
What are natural ways to prevent blood clots?
- Olive oil
- Grape seeds
- Vitamin E
- Niacin (vitamin B3)
- Vitamin C