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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

Direct Anti-Inflammatory Treatment Of Heart Disease: New Clinical Trial

Direct Anti-Inflammatory Treatment Of Heart Disease: New Clinical Trial

The US National Institute of Health is launching a clinical trial (Phase III) for using Methotrexate as an anti-inflammatory for cardiovascular issues. Methotrexate has been used against cancer, some autoimmune disorders,  even abortion!   This is a very potent drug, what is the NIH ‘s drive for this clinical trial [1]? …Read the Rest

Birch bark compound may fight metabolic diseases such as diabetes type 2 and atherosclerosis  (Nutraingredients)

Birch bark compound may fight metabolic diseases such as diabetes type 2 and atherosclerosis (Nutraingredients)

MND: Metabolic diseases include Type II Diabetes and  Atherosclerosis. The birch bark extract is called Betulin (Nutraingredients) Quoting: “… betulin decreased the biosynthesis of cholesterol and fatty acid, improved diet-induced obesity, decreased the lipid contents in serum and tissues, and increased insulin sensitivity…”

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