Tag Archives: Aortic Stenosis

IN BRIEF: Metabolic Syndrome Can Lead To Serious Heart Disease

IN BRIEF: Metabolic Syndrome Can Lead To Serious Heart Disease

Metabolic Syndrome manifest itself as: abdominal obesity, atherogenic dyslipidemia, impaired fasting glucose  higher blood pressure  According to (1), this results in a higher risk for development of cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes, if not already present Although easily dismissed at the onset as just a nuisance, it often …Read the Rest

The Double Edge of vitamin D Supplementation: From Heart disease to Multiple Sclerosis

The Double Edge of vitamin D Supplementation: From Heart disease to Multiple Sclerosis

Low blood serum  levels of vitamin D are often associated with  chronic issues as diverse as Multiple Sclerosis and Cardiovascular diseases. Is vitamin D supplementation helpful, and does it carry risks? Let us look first at the role of vitamin D in Cardiovascular diseases: My previous post on the dangers of …Read the Rest

IN DEPTH: Is There A Role For Nutraceuticals In Heart Disease?

IN DEPTH: Is There A Role For Nutraceuticals In Heart Disease?

Heart disease falls  into several classes: Coronary disease is the most frequent [1], but valvular [2] is not far behind: Who doesn’t have a relative or friend who had some heart valve replaced or bypass surgery? Actually [2] is giving epidemiology statistics: “…Aortic valve sclerosis (aortic valve thickening and calcification) seem …Read the Rest

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