The Benefits of Selenium with CoQ10

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Five year study reveals that combining selenium with CoQ10 has been found to dramatically slash the risk of death from cardiovascular disease Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the developed world, killing more than 17 million per year, which is more lives than cancer claims. This is due to arterial plaque caused… Read more »

Important Information About Fish Oil

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A new analysis of prior studies strongly supports the use of omega 3 fatty acids for prevention of heart disease. (Mayo Clinic proceedings, January 2017, pp 15-29). Coronary events included fatal and non-fatal heart attacks, sudden cardiac death, and angina pectoris (chest pain). Omega 3 fatty acids are EPA and DHA, derived from foods or… Read more »

Stop Blood Clots With Lumbrokinase (Boluoke)

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Blood clots cause heart attacks, strokes, phlebitis, blockage of lung arteries, often leading to severe illness or sudden death. Persons who spend hours in sitting positions, such as in plane flights or long distance driving, are especially susceptible to blood clots forming in their legs, then breaking off and going to the lungs. Symptoms include… Read more »

A New Treatment for Aortic Stenosis

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Aortic stenosis is a narrowing of the aortic valve by calcification, usually occurring in older people or those with congenital defects in aortic valve formation. When the valve gets too narrow, the heart has to pump extra hard to force blood into the aorta and into the rest of the body. Eventually heart failure, chest… Read more »

Too Many Stents for Heart Disease

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An invasive cardiologist in Maryland recently had his license revoked by the state medical board for 2 years, for implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in his patients. He was the head of cardiology at his hospital. One day he had implanted 30 stents. Review of his cases revealed that he had overestimated the degree of blockage,… Read more »

Berberine for High Blood Sugar and Cholesterol

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Berberine is a plant-derived product effective in lowering blood sugar in diabetics, and also in lowering cholesterol levels.  The method of action is to increase expression of the insulin receptor.  In one study, berberine hydrochloride given to 50 type 2 diabetics lowered HgbA1c by 18%, fasting blood glucose by 25%, and triglycerides by 17%.  These… Read more »

Fish Oil Prevents Heart Failure

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Along with their many other benefits, omega three fatty acids, primarily found in fish, have now been found protective against the development of heart failure.  (Annals of Internal Medicine, 2 August, 2011, pp. 160-170)  In adults aged 65 years or older, the incidence of new onset heart failure was substantially lower in subjects with the… Read more »

Antidepressants Increase Arteriosclerosis

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An ultrasound study uses sound wave reflections in the body to visualize structure. Newer machines can detect minute variations in tissues. Ultrasound can measure increased thickness of arterial walls, which indicates damage and a loss of resiliency. Abnormalities in the carotids, arteries in the neck, can be detected. They correspond to changes in heart arteries,… Read more »

Whey proteins show blood pressure lowering powers

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Beverages formulated with whey proteins may offer a dietary approach to reducing blood pressure in people at risk of hypertension, suggests a new study. Young adults in the early stages of developing high blood pressure (hypertension) experienced significant decreases in both systolic and diastolic blood pressures following six weeks of drinking a whey-rich beverage every… Read more »

Blood Pressure Can Be Improved with Fish Oil

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Use of fish oil was shown to significantly decrease blood pressure in overweight adolescent boys. High blood pressure, imbalances in blood lipids and other markers of metabolic and cardiovascular disease can follow adolescents into adult hood potentially leading to more serious disease processes. IPM offers a high-quality fish oil supplement, Mega Omega Balance. Source: Effects… Read more »