Heart


Aug

14

2014

Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Vertebral Subluxation

Compiled by Matthew McCoy and The Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research Reduction in Arterial Blood Pressure Following Adjustment of Atlas to Correct Vertebral Subluxation: A Prospective Longitudinal Cohort Study Scott Torns, DC Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research ~ August 11, 2014 ~ Pages 54-60 Atlas Vertebra Realignment and Arterial Blood Pressure Regulation in 42 Subjects Scott Torns DC Journal of Upper Cervical Chiropractic Research...

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Mar

12

2013

Reduced antioxidant levels in PAD

November 9, 2012. An article published on September 24, 2012 in the Journal of Physiology reveals a protective role for antioxidants, particularly vitamin C, against the rise in blood pressure that occurs in the legs of individuals with peripheral arterial disease (PAD) during exercise. Peripheral artery disease is characterized by poor blood flow and pain in the lower extremities due to the presence of plaque...

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Mar

12

2013

Higher vitamin D levels linked to lower hypertension risk

Tuesday, March 12, 2013. The results of a meta-analysis that appeared this month in the European Journal of Epidemiology reveal an association between higher vitamin D levels and a lower risk of developing high blood pressure. S. K. Kunutsor of the University of Cambridge and colleagues selected eight articles describing eleven studies for their analysis. Seven studies reported vitamin D status as serum or plasma...

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Nov

20

2012

Vitamin D may prevent clogged arteries in diabetics

People with diabetes are at a higher risk of developing clogged arteries, often leading to heart disease; vitamin D deficiency may play a role. The research published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry reports that blood vessels are less likely to clog in diabetic patients who have adequate vitamin D levels. In patients with vitamin D deficiency, immune cells bind to blood vessels near the...

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Jul

15

2012

Heart Surgeon Admits Huge Mistake!

By Dwight Lundell, MD We physicians with all our training, knowledge and authority often acquire a rather large ego that tends to make it difficult to admit we are wrong. So, here it is. I freely admit to being wrong.. As a heart surgeon with 25 years experience, having performed over 5,000 open-heart surgeries,today is my day to right the wrong with medical and scientific...

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May

12

2012

Soda consumption dramatically increases risk of stroke and vascular disease

(NaturalNews) Americans drink more than 216 liters of carbonated soft drinks each year, a number that continues to increase at an alarming rate. Many people use low-calorie diet soda in a futile effort to lose weight, yet find that these drinks have the opposite effect leading them to be overweight or obese. The high acid content in most carbonated beverages leaches calcium and other critical...

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May

03

2012

Clinical trial finds heart-protective benefits for resveratrol

Tuesday, May 1, 2012. The results of a randomized trial published online on April 19, 2012 in The American Journal of Cardiology reveal a benefit for resveratrol in reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors in men and women taking statin drugs. “We have carried out the longest human trial reported thus far using a resveratrol-containing product,” announce researchers Juan Carlos Espín, PhD and his associates at...

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Apr

03

2012

“Bad” LDL Cholesterol May Protect Us against Cancer

LDL cholesterol is demonized, but we’ve told you the other side of the story. Now a new discovery adds to the growing list of health benefits. There may be a link between low levels of “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol—that is, not enough of it—and increased cancer risk, according to new research. Scientists at Tufts University looked at 201 cancer patients and 402 cancer-free patients....

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Mar

20

2012

Heart surgeon openly admits low-fat diets recommended for years by mainstream medicine actually cause heart disease

(NaturalNews) The belief that maintaining a low-fat diet promotes health and prevents disease is perhaps the single biggest misconception responsible for today’s epidemics of high cholesterol, obesity, heart disease and early death. In a recent report, Dr. Dwight Lundell, a former heart surgeon with 25 years of experience, admits that low-fat diets are actually responsible for destroying health, and explains why consuming fats in proper...

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Mar

16

2012

Vitamin D anti-inflammatory pathway identified

Writing in the March 1, 2012, issue of The Journal of Immunology, researchers at National Jewish Health in Denver report their discovery of a molecular pathway through which vitamin D inhibits inflammation. Assistant professor of pediatrics Elena Goleva and her associates cultured human white blood cells with varying amounts of vitamin D or no vitamin D before exposing them to lipopolysaccharide, a pro-inflammatory compound. They...

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