If you want to pamper your heart, there are nutritional supplements that can help protect yours from damage or failure. Along with lifestyle changes, a whole foods diet, an exercise regimen, smoking cessation and stress management, these powerful nutrients can help you reduce your cardiovascular risk…
1. Alpha-lipoic acid:
A powerful antioxidant that boosts your glutathione.
2. Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10):
the spark that ignites the formation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in the cell’s mitochondria.
Enhances the healthy effects of CoQ10 and L-Carnitine.
4. EDTA (ethylene diamine tetraacetic acid):
Helps sweep your arteries of plaque.
Helps you fight free radicals, remove deadly plaque, reduce blood clotting, increase vessel elasticity, lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure.
6. Ginkgo biloba:
Increases blood flow and provides anti-aging benefits.
7. Green tea:
Has been shown to prevent cardiovascular disease and cancer.
8. Hawthorne berry:
An herb with a long history as a heart tonic.
Can dramatically lower cholesterol and improve blood pressure.
Produces cellular energy.
Can slow the clotting process.
An amino acid that reduces irregular heartbeat.
13. Magnesium and calcium:
Work together to improve heart function and lower blood pressure.
Helps thin the blood naturally to avoid clotting and wards off heart disease and stroke.
May help inhibit the oxidation of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. One study showed that quercetin helped promote a 73 percent reduction in the risk of stroke.
Michael Cutler, M.D. is a board-certified family physician with 18 years experience specializing in chronic degenerative diseases, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue.
A graduate of Brigham Young University, Tulane Medical School and Natividad Medical Center Family Practice Residency in Salinas, Calif., he serves as a medical liaison to alternative and traditional practicing physicians. His practice focuses on an integrative solution to health problems.
Dr. Cutler is a sought-after speaker and lecturer on experiencing optimum health through natural medicines and the Founder and Editor of Easy Health Options™ newsletter—a leading health advisory service on natural healing therapies and nutrients and is Medical Advisor for True Health™—America's #1 source for doctor-formulated nutrients that heal.
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