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How can you thicken your blood?

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Blood can be thickened by consuming more vitamin K, which helps blood to clot. Vitamin K can be found in foods such as leafy greens, vegetables like cauliflower and cabbage, and in fish, liver, meat and eggs. Although rare, vitamin K deficiency makes it easier for people to bleed and bruise.

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According to the National Institute for Health's Medicine Plus Encyclopedia, the average adult requires at least 90 micrograms per day of Vitamin K.

Vitamin K1 is available as a supplement for vitamin K, which can be helpful to those who do not consume enough of it naturally. Vitamin K deficiencies are more common in newborn babies, and individuals who take blood thinners.

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