Published on March 25, 2013.
“Omega-3 fatty acids have been traditionally used for the prevention of major cardiovascular events in patients with or without a history of cardiovascular disease. Their main mechanism of action is to lower triglyceride levels, but they also exert anti-arrythmic and anti-inflammatory properties, they reduce blood pressure levels and stabilize theContinue Reading »
Published on March 18, 2013.
The American Heart Association is reporting that: Green tea and coffee may help lower your risks of having a stroke, especially when both are a regular part of your diet. People who drank either green tea or coffee daily had about approximately 20~30 percent lower risk for one type of stroke,Continue Reading »
Published on January 28, 2013.
There has been a significant amount of new research about the benefits of vitamin D on cardiovascular disease. Some of the larger studies suggested that patients who raised their vitamin D levels were less likely to have a heart attack and develop heart failure. Nutritional insufficiency and the emerging knowledgeContinue Reading »
Published on January 14, 2013.
At the Magaziner Center for Wellness we have always been critical of the use of high dose and, often, low dose, statin use especially in light of the numerous alternative treatments that are extremely effective. Cholesterol medicine affects energy production in muscles Up to 75 per cent of patients whoContinue Reading »
Published on January 12, 2013.
Flavonoids are plant-based phytochemicals with cardiovascular protective properties. Few studies have comprehensively examined flavonoid classes in relation to cardiovascular disease mortality. Researchers in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined the association between flavonoid intake and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality among participants in a large, prospective US cohort study. WhatContinue Reading »
Published on February 6, 2012.
Researchers presenting at the 2012 International Stroke Conference say that people who lived in areas where there was less sunlight were 1.6 times more likely to suffer a stroke. This study, which was funded by the National Institutes of Health/National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke, was presented February 1,Continue Reading »
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