Supplements For Heart Health

 
23-Sep-2011 by

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Supplements for heart health become imperative when high cholesterol knocks you down, increasing the risk of heart attack. Heart disease is the second most fatal medical condition around the world. Hence, it is always better to prevent than to bear it, so switch to common supplements, which are heart-friendly.

 

Supplements For Heart Health

 

There come umpteen suggestions your way, when one has to talk about supplements for healthy heart, but some of the easily accessible supplements can actually do wonders to your heart. Take a look to know more.

 

Omega – 3 Fatty Acids

 

Omega – 3 fatty acids seem like meant for your heart, to keep it free from any ailments or risks. Some of the facts about this essential oil supplement are that it raises the level of good cholesterol considerably. However it hardly affects the level of bad cholesterol, but an imbalance created between good and bad cholesterol can do good to your heart, any way. Some of the important sources, in which you can find surplus existence of omega -3 fatty acids, are flaxseed oil, fish oil, and fish.

 

Niacin

 

Niacin is nicotinic acid, a sort of vitamin supplement. It helps in lowering triglycerides levels, which can lead to thickening of heart walls. Niacin is an extremely important supplement for keeping your heart healthy for long.

 

Red Yeast Rice

 

Supplementing your diet with red yeast rice can miraculously improve blood flow to your heart, and maintain healthy arteries. Recent researches on the red yeast rice suggest that the extracts are composed of a specific biochemical compound, which increases the level of good cholesterol.

 

Co-enzyme Q

 

This is a naturally produced supplement in body. But in patients with diseased heart, this chemical stops being produced. The basic action of this supplement is close to a major heart drug called statin. So this makes it a major supplement for healthy heart.

These are some of the main supplements for heart health, which are corroborated by recent researches. But a word of caution - Take detailed advice of your doctor before using any of these supplements.

 

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Comments

FitGal profile page

FitGal says :

World Heart Day was celebrated just yesterday and it was good to read this article on the occasion. Thanks.
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 3:23am
Anonymous

Anonymous says :

Adding these to the diet should not be difficult! Thanks for sharing these heart healthy tips
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 3:36am
The girl with the red glove profile page

The girl with t . . . says :

Coenzyme Q - can you give more info on this?
Posted on: 30 September 2011 - 9:14pm
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Datsun says :

To take the diet for the better growth of the body is balance diet ,food comprising of different types or forms and it can be prepared with different recipe,some food consist of light spices some is prepared for fast spices,but both the varieties are liked among the people. therapy software
Posted on: 18 January 2013 - 2:51am
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