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Experience:  20 yrs. in practice, includinge surgery, general medicine, addiction medicine and pain.
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I am getting more bruising as I age. I am almost 77 and ski,

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I am getting more bruising as I age. I am almost 77 and ski, golf, hike, travel and still work as a consultant. I have upped my dosage of Vitamin C, but it doesn't seem to be helping. Are there any recommendations you can give me?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: I take a1/2 of a 25mg of hydrochlorothizide bid
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: Just a little blood pressure issue controlled by the Hydrochlor, and some minor sinus issues
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Chip (M.D.) replied 4 months ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

My recommendations would be Omega 3 fatty acid supplements, vitamin K supplements, and vitamin E and zinc supplements

That combination should help your bruising problem

Please let me know if you need any more information