You don’t have to wait to be diagnosed with high cholesterol, or have a strong family history of heart disease to take preventative action and care of your heart. If you find yourself living a sedentary lifestyle and not fitting exercise into your hectic schedule, the time to start taking care of your heart is now! A healthy heart is an intrigal component to your overall wellness. Here at OVitaminPro, we want to help guide you in caring for your cardiovascular system with natural solutions. Combining exercise, a healthy diet and these heart support supplements can help keep your heart in tip top shape:
- Fish Oil- Omega 3 Fatty Acids: Research has discovered that omega-3 fatty acids decrease your risk of abnormal heartbeats (arrhythmias), which can lead to extreme health risks and death. Omega 3’s work by decreasing triglyceride levels, the growth rate of atherosclerotic plaque and blood pressure.
- Coenzyme Q-10 (CoQ10): CoQ10 is extremely effective in the prevention and treatment of heart disease to its amazing ability to improve energy production in cells. CoQ10 also inhibits blood clot formation and acts as an extremely powerful antioxidant.
- Vitamin D: Vitamin D deficiency is extremely high and a staggering body of evidence suggests that Vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of heart disease and is also linked to high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes. People with low Vitamin D levels are twice as likely to suffer from a heart attack, stroke or other heart-related event.
- Niacin: Niacin, also known as B3 lowers bad cholesterol from being absorbed in the intestine. Since high cholesterol has been linked to cardiovascular disease, lowering this LDL levels is a great way to adopt preventive action.
Coupled with diet and exercise, these nutrients as listed above can positively impact your overall heart health. As always, feel free to ask us questions and be sure to talk to your doctor before starting any supplementation to make sure these are right for you!
P.S. February is American Heart Month – now is the perfect time to start taking better care of your heart!