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certain foods to avoid with pacemakers

My mother-in-law had a pacemaker put in about 6 months ago and told me last evening, that her doctor said that she should avoid green vegetables. I just thought that was very odd that shes suppose to avoid healthy food. Can someone answer my question?
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Most likely she'll be taking some kind of blood thinner for awhile and leafy green veggies often contain a fair amount of vitamin K which is used to decrease bleeding problems. I've heard a person can eat some green veggies as long as they're consistent in the amount they eat each day. Then their blood work (INR) can be kept in the proper range.
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