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  1. photo Key amino acids and their important role in your healthKey amino acids and their important role in your healthNews
    intimal thickness and vascular reactivity in atherosclerosis. It also helps to decrease platelet clumping and clot formation within the arterial walls (14).Tryptophan:This is the major precursorRead more
  2. photo Studies find flu shots can harm your heart, infant and fetusStudies find flu shots can harm your heart, infant and fetusNews
    effects of adjuvant influenza A vaccination on platelet activation and cardiac autonomic function," their study concluded:"Together with an inflammatory reaction, influenza A vaccine induced plateletRead more
  3. photo Hemp seeds are excellent sources of protein, fiber and fatty acidsHemp seeds are excellent sources of protein, fiber and fatty acidsNews
    to improved memory and cognition. Moreover, according to a review published in Nutrition & Metabolism in 2010, the fatty acids found in hemp seeds have the ability to boost platelet aggregation and protectRead more
  4. photo Can the triterpenoids from reishi mushroom spores heal cancer, herpes and even HIV?Can the triterpenoids from reishi mushroom spores heal cancer, herpes and even HIV?News
    shown to provide a host of other health benefits. They have anti-allergy and anti-inflammatory properties, help reduce cholesterol and also inhibit platelets from forming, which prevents bloodRead more
  5. photo Radiation therapy for cancer - making a properly informed decisionRadiation therapy for cancer - making a properly informed decisionNews
    to patients.Radiation therapy to the abdominal/pelvis may cause nausea, diarrhea and abdominal cramping. Blood counts can be decreased by radiation therapy, especially white blood cells and platelets. LymphedemaRead more
  6. photo Vitamin E: a skin-boosting antioxidant that plays many roles in the bodyVitamin E: a skin-boosting antioxidant that plays many roles in the bodyNews
    enough oxygen (which, in turn, guards us from anemia). Secondly, it thins the blood by widening our blood vessels, preventing our platelets from clumping together and creating clots. Thirdly, it preventsRead more
  7. photo Spice for life - Health benefits of cinnamonSpice for life - Health benefits of cinnamonNews
    . According to WHfoods.com, cinnamon accomplishes this by inhibiting the release of arachidonic acid from various platelet membranes, which is an inflammatory fatty acid that reduces the formationRead more
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    their windows and install central air-conditioning," writes Andrew Pollack for the NYT. "On some occasions, Ms. Altomare smelled pesticides and called the police. Mr. Altomare suffers from high platelet levelsRead more
  9. photo Eleven amazing superfoods to pump up your healthEleven amazing superfoods to pump up your healthNews
    also correct platelet hyperactivity and lower triglyceride levels.Eating a kiwi a day is recommended.10. FlaxseedThese tiny seeds contain antioxidants, B vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids. FlaxseedRead more
  10. photo Understanding the phytochemical power of turmericUnderstanding the phytochemical power of turmericNews
    , lowers bad cholesterol, improves physical endurance, and inhibits platelet aggregation.In addition to all the phytonutrients and phytochemicals present in turmeric, its high ORAC score of almost 160,000Read more

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Platelet

Disease

Platelets, also called "thrombocytes", are blood cells whose function (along with the coagulation factors) is to stop bleeding. Platelets have no nucleus: they are fragments of cytoplasm which are derived from the megakaryocytes of the bone marrow, and then enter the circulation. These unactivated platelets are biconvex discoid structures shaped like a lens, 2–3 µm in greatest diameter....More