Nattokinase: help to prevent strokes

Nattokinase is a protein digesting enzyme isolated from the traditional Japanese food prepared from fermented soybeans. Fermentation converts to a form that is safe and can be absorbed, the enzyme inhibitor in soy that prevents digestion and creates the estrogenic problems.

Nattokinase works by breaking down fibrogen, a component of blood clots and plaque. It is different from an anticoagulant like Coumadin. A blood clot forms after the platelets, fibrogen and red blood cells aggregate in the presence of clotting factors. Nattokinase can help break down a clot by breaking down the fibrin mesh that holds the clot together. It does this by increasing the activity of the body’s natural clot buster (plasmin).

Aspirin and fish oil helps prevent clots by reducing the stickiness that lets the form to coagulate. Nattokinase actually can help reduce the bad cholesterol (LDL) and increase the good (HDL) as well as reducing blood viscosity and improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

Do your own research to see if this is right for your or ask your ND. Don’t use it if you are already on a prescription blood thinner.

Don’t forget to check out the liquid vitamins with humic/fulvic we take ourselves. www.longlifenews.com 

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