Staying Active and Healthy with Blood Thinners

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The BEST strategy for taking a blood thinner safely is to Be careful, Eat right, Stick to a routine, and Test regularly, meaning as often as your clinician tells you to.

The BEST strategy for taking a blood thinner safely is to Be careful, Eat right, Stick to a routine, and Test regularly, meaning as often as your clinician tells you to.

People often worry about how routine medicines like blood thinner pills will affect their lifestyles. With a few simple steps, taking a blood thinner can be safe and easy.

In fact, more than 2 million people take blood thinners every day to keep them from developing dangerous blood clots. Staying Active and Healthy with Blood Thinners is a 10-minute video that shows how small changes in daily routines can help people take blood thinners safely.

What is a blood thinner? What does it do? Why it is helpful? These questions are answered in this video, which features easy-to-understand explanations of how blood thinners work and why it’s important to take them correctly. It also introduces BEST, an easy way to remember how to fit blood thinner medication into daily life. Courtesy Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality.

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