90 capsules: Cardiovascular Research, Item# 04119
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Nattokinase is an enzyme derived from a Japanese food known as nattō, which is made from fermented soybeans. Nattokinase helps to maintain healthy fibrinolytic activity and clotting function and promotes healthy circulation and blood flow.1
Life Extension® has determined that optimal fibrinogen levels should range between 295-369 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) of blood. Studies indicate that excess fibrinogen is a strong predictor of mortality.2-3 It has been suggested that plasma fibrinogen levels are closely and independently associated with the risk of silent cerebrovascular events.4-5
1. Nutr Res. 2009 Mar;29(3):190-6.
2. Ital Heart J. 2005 Apr;6(4):315-22.
3. J Intern Med. 2003 Aug;254(2):132-9.
4. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2007 Apr;27(4):963-8.
5. J Neurol Sci. 1997 Mar 20;147(1):49-54.
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Consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product if you are taking any drug that affects blood coagulation or blood pressure such as heparin, warfarin (Coumadin®), diuretics, ACE inhibitors, or beta blockers.