sticky blood


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sticky blood

n
(Medicine) a condition of the blood, particularly associated with Hughes syndrome, in which antibodies tend to adhere to platelets and glue them together, leading to an increased likelihood of clotting
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Sticky blood from high homocysteine (MTHFR polymorphisms) or toxic, infected, teeth cause heart attacks, strokes, deep vein thromboses, and pulmonary embolism.
Also known as sticky blood, it's a disorder that can lead to blood clotting and result in multiple miscarriages as well as potentially fatal conditions including premature stroke and heart attack.
Holly had to contend with some real life dramas of her own last year, when she was diagnosed with antiphospholipid syndrome - commonly known as sticky blood - while pregnant.
When thedoctorsremovedtheirhandsfromyourmother and lifted you up to the sky, it was as though they removed a trove of pearls and diamonds and rubies all covered in sticky blood.
He was diagnosed with Hughes syndrome, a life-threatening condition often referred to as sticky blood.
Actress Holly Matthews revealed she was forced to inject herself daily to protect her unborn child after being diagnosed with a problem commonly known as sticky blood.
Studies suggest that catechins protect the artery walls against the damage that causes heart disease and prevents formation of sticky blood clots.
One of the worst pests of corn in the world, the corn rootworm, may owe its success partly to its larvae's very sticky blood.
Sticky blood makes the ordeal almost impossible and every time his Heart beats a geyser of blood shoots a foot high and you do your best to avoid it.
Platelets are the sticky blood cells that help to form a clot and can contribute to blocked coronary arteries
Harry closed his eyes and swears he felt the warm, sticky blood of too many dying soldiers covering his hands again in that dark movie theater.
When sticky blood platelets become trapped in this cellular debris, the artery can become obstructed, triggering a heart attack.