Blocked Arteries

The Benefits of Vitamins C and E

…suggests upping your daily intake of vitamins E and C may provide comparable bone benefits. * Protect your arteries by preventing the destructive oxidation of LDL cholesterol and helping to block its buildup. To enjoy the benefits of these vitamins, I recommend taking 400-800 IU of vitamin E daily…

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The Real Secret for Eliminating Acne

…day out, your insulin levels are chronically elevated. Over time, your cells develop insulin resistance which can lead to type 2 diabetes, coronary artery disease—and acne. The reason is that elevated insulin triggers hormonal reactions that cause the skin to secrete excessive oil. Second, it…

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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…cholesterol-filled blockages in the arteries cause heart attacks. That concept is just plain wrong. The reality is that as many as 80 percent of all heart attacks occur when smaller plaques, destabilized by inflammation, rupture and attract a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the heart. So, while…

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Four Ways to Reduce Stroke Risk

…cardiovascular system. Exercise conditions the heart muscle and stimulates the production of collateral blood vessels, which naturally bypass blocked arteries. It raises protective HDL cholesterol, lowers triglycerides, helps with weight loss, improves insulin sensitivity—and it can naturally…

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Defy Aging With Resveratrol

…broad. It boosts levels of HDL cholesterol and nitric oxide, which relaxes the arteries and improves blood pressure. It thins the blood by inhibiting platelet aggregation and blocks the adhesion of clots to the artery walls, which is the cause of most heart attacks and strokes. It is also a potent…

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