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New Study: Vitamin D3 Improves Heart Function

New Study: Vitamin D3 Improves Heart Function

A new study has reported that a daily dose of vitamin D3 improves heart function in people with chronic heart failure. The University of Leeds performed a five year study, funded by the Medical Research Council, to determine the link between Vitamin D3 and heart 

Understanding Endothelial Dysfunction By Dr. Alan Pressman

Understanding Endothelial Dysfunction By Dr. Alan Pressman

The Importance of Understanding Endothelial Dysfunction By Dr. Alan Pressman, DC, CNS, DAC, BN Endothelial dysfunction is a fancy word for a condition where the inner linings of blood vessels are not functioning correctly. This is because of three issues – reduced vasodilation (the opening 

Natural Remedies for Healthy Blood Pressure Part 2

Natural Remedies for Healthy Blood Pressure Part 2

By Nicole Crane, BS, NTP So many people, 72 million Americans, struggle to have normal blood pressure. High blood pressure is clinically known as hypertension, and it is a major conspirator in cardiac dysfunction. Normal blood pressure is 120/80 ng/dl, and many clinicians consider 115/75 

Potassium and Magnesium: Precious Minerals for Healthy Blood Pressure

Potassium and Magnesium: Precious Minerals for Healthy Blood Pressure

By Nicole Crane, BS, NTP In the United States alone, 72 million adults, nearly one third of all people over the tender age of 20, have high blood pressure, according to the National Heart and Lung Association. Worldwide, the number of people expected to have 

Could Children with Allergies Have An Increased Risk of Heart Disease?

Could Children with Allergies Have An Increased Risk of Heart Disease?

According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI), 8.3 million American children have respiratory allergies, 9.5 American children have skin allergies and nearly 6 million children in the U.S. have food allergies. Though the organization reports that early identification of childhood allergies 

Could Your Heart’s Age be Older Than You Are? – InVite Health Blog

Could Your Heart’s Age be Older Than You Are? – InVite Health Blog

In a report published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), officials estimate that 3 out of 4 adults in the United States have a predicted “heart age” older than their chronological age, which increases their risk of heart attack and stroke. Your