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What are the recommended vitamins and herbs to take for ischemic heart disease?

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Dr. Guy DaSilva
Preventive Medicine

In brief: Magnesium

Magnesium has over 300 functions in humans.
One function is muscle relaxation through its opposing effect on calcium (like a calcium channel blocker). The blood vessels feeding the heart are lined by muscle. With magnesium the blood vessels dilate and thus can bring more oxygen to the heart, which relieves ischemia.

In brief: Magnesium

Magnesium has over 300 functions in humans.
One function is muscle relaxation through its opposing effect on calcium (like a calcium channel blocker). The blood vessels feeding the heart are lined by muscle. With magnesium the blood vessels dilate and thus can bring more oxygen to the heart, which relieves ischemia.
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