Calcification

New Statin Medication Guidelines May Double Use

…medications to people who already have diabetes doesn’t make sense. Plus, the data demonstrates that for men with diabetes statin drug use can lead to calcification of the coronary arteries. There’s also documented evidence that cataracts are more common in those taking statin drugs. And since people with…

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Vitamin K2 Benefits and Coumadin

…-dependent MGP protein system that keeps calcium out of arterial walls. Thus, vitamin K and Coumadin interaction may actually encourage cardiovascular calcification as an adverse side effect. As you might imagine, this dilemma has many doctors and holistic health practitioners concerned and our patients with…

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Should You Take A Statin Drug?

…statin drugs have been known to help stabilize plaque in acute coronary syndromes, so it’s logical to me that they have a probable impact on the calcification process and may also prevent plaque ruptures. Studies have found that patients on statins are less likely to suffer from heart attacks and strokes…

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Baby Aspirin and Statin Therapy

…Statin therapy has been known to help stabilize plaque in acute coronary syndromes, so it’s logical to me that it has a probable impact on the calcification process and may also prevent plaque ruptures. In fact, research shows that patients who were admitted to a hospital on statin therapy, and had these…

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The Pros and Cons of Statin Drugs

…drugs have been known to help stabilize plaque in acute coronary syndromes. Therefore, it makes sense that they have a probable impact on the calcification process and may also prevent plaque ruptures. Additionally, research has shown that statin drugs are effective in reducing markers of inflammation…

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The Magic of Garlic

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE A few years ago, a small-scale trial conducted at UCLA explored the effects of aged garlic extract (AGE) on the natural course of calcified coronary artery (hard) plaque. The 19 subjects who completed the protocol were well-matched for important…

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