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Lysine And Heart Disease
I am a 32 yr old female. What essential vitamins/supplements should I take in general and to stop heart disease, stroke, heartattack from occuring?
Eat whole foods.: Eating right is the number one measure. Cook with coconut oil. Other risk factors include mthfr mutation which can be checked for. Vit c 500 mg twice daily, vit e 200 iu mixed tocopherols daily, vit d 2000 iu daily, nac 600 mg twice daily, coq10 (ubiquinol) 50-100 mg daily, vit k 45 mcg daily, magnesium glycinate 200 mg once or twice daily as tolerated (can loosen stools). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heart disease is a condition in which a person has problems with his heart, which includes both birth defects and problems acquired later. Examples of heart disease include clogging of the coronary (heart) arteries, heart attacks, leaky heart valves, heart failure, viral infections ...Read more
Various causes: Cardiomyopathy is a generic term for abnormal heart muscle. It can be caused by infections, poisons, genetics, and physiologic causes. There are both weak heart and 'strong heart' cardiomyopathies. The cause of someone's cardiomyopathy requires more information than the term cardiomyopathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See below: Typically, we think that heart disease occurs more common in men; however, more women die of heart disease then men. This is because women often don't have the classic chest pain that we learn about in school the more important things are risk factors like family history, smoking, diabetes, obesity and diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various causes: Cardiomyopathy is a generic term for abnormal heart muscle. It can be caused by infections, poisons, genetics, and physiologic causes. There are both weak heart and 'strong heart' cardiomyopathies. The cause of someone's cardiomyopathy requires more information than the term cardiomyopathy. ...Read more
Heart disease: Any heart disease if its caused enough damage to seriously impair the supply of blood at adequate pressure to the body can be 'terminal'. Extensive myocardial infarction with resultant refractory congestive heart failure can be terminal, likewise dilated cardiomyopathy causing similar refractory congestive failure and multiorgan failure. The answer is more complicated than the above tho' ...Read more
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