Cut Back on Bruising by Avoiding These Blood Thinners a Week Before Treatments

How to avoid post treatment bruisingNobody likes downtime after a treatment, so pay attention to pre-treatment instructions and don’t take any type of blood thinner a week before any laser, injectable, or surgical procedure!

Here is a cute little list of medications to avoid:

List of Blood Thinners

Herbal preparations and supplements such as herbal supplements (especially ginko, garlic and ginseng, St.John’s wort, danshen, don quai and feverfew) that can thin the blood can also increase your likelihood of bruising or bleeding after your treatment.

Don’t be a momo. Never stop a drug that is necessary for life. If you are on a blood thinner necessary for life, just inform your doctor ahead of time. 🙂

kim ann at beautyblackbook

 

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