Category Archives: Cardionomic


The Truth About Heart Problems Due to Stress

The Truth About Heart Problems Due to Stress

We are, more and more, hearing of instances where people are diagnosed with heart problems due to stress. Job stress or work related stress is an unavoidable reality. The fact that Stress has a direct impact on one’s heart has also been proved in numerous studies and researches. What has now been established is that […]

What is Ubiquinol and How is it Different from Ubiquinone?

What is Ubiquinol and How is it Different from Ubiquinone?

Q: What is Ubiquinol and what is the difference between Ubiquinol and Ubiquinone? A: Let me give you the rundown. I hope it’s not too technical, but since you ask, here it is. First, what is Ubiquinol? Ubiquinol is the reduced form of CoQ10. Ubiquinone is the oxidized form. The oxidized form is much more […]

Yoga For Stroke Patients: Study Finds Promising Results

Yoga For Stroke Patients: Study Finds Promising Results

Yoga may have a beneficial effect when it comes to boosting the balance of stroke survivors, subsequently helping them become more active. A newly conducted study published in the Stroke Journal, provided results concerning Yoga for stroke patients. These findings showed Yoga may have remarkable healing powers for the mind and the body. The study […]

Atrial Fibrillation Causes: The Facts You Should Know

Atrial Fibrillation Causes: The Facts You Should Know

What is Atrial Fibrillation? What atrial fibrillation causes should you be aware of? Atrial fibrillation is the medical term for an irregular heartbeat. Most of the time Atrial Fibrillation causes a rapid heartbeat. This can cause poor circulation to the rest of your body. What are the Risk Factors for Atrial Fibrillation? It was found […]

Incorporating Vitamin C For Blood Pressure Issues

Incorporating Vitamin C For Blood Pressure Issues

American Journal of Clinical Nutrition released a new analysis of clinical trials which showed that taking vitamin C supplements in the short term reduces both diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and systolic blood pressure (SBP). The study was undertaken to determine the implications of vitamin C for blood pressure. Taking as little as 500 milligrams of […]

Folic Acid Deficiency and Your Body

Folic Acid Deficiency and Your Body

Folic acid deficiency, often together with a lack of vitamin B12, can cause megaloblastic (pernicious) anemia. Only a small amount of folic acid in micrograms (400 mcg to 800 mcg) is needed to overcome this anemia. For decades, the use of folic acid has been limited to this medical deficiency state. The same can be […]

Reversing Gum Disease: Oral Health and Vitamin C

Reversing Gum Disease: Oral Health and Vitamin C

Common unresolved dental problems include repaired but still toxic root canals, refractory periodontitis, tooth abscesses, decayed teeth, gingivitis, improperly extracted teeth with smoldering infections, leaking mercury fillings, and dental material sensitivity reactions in or around the oral cavity. If left untreated, these oral pathological conditions contribute to increasing systemic bacteria count and thus a higher […]

Ascorbyl Palmitate: A Fat-Soluble Form of Vitamin C

Ascorbyl Palmitate: A Fat-Soluble Form of Vitamin C

There are several different forms of vitamin C. Ascorbic acid, the most common form, is water soluble. It dissolves quickly in water and is therefore excreted out of the body through the body relatively quickly. Ascorbyl palmitate is a fat (oil) soluble form of vitamin C that is used as an antioxidant and preservative in […]

Economy Class Syndrome

Economy Class Syndrome

Deep-vein thrombosis (DVT) is a condition where blood clots in the legs. It is usually caused by a lack of leg movement, that leads to stagnation of blood in the veins. This condition is frequently found in long staying hospitalized patients and to an increasing degree in the long distance air passengers; particularly those crammed […]

Elevated Homocysteine and Heart Disease

Elevated Homocysteine and Heart Disease

Homocysteine is an amino acid commonly found in the blood, and if its levels are high, it becomes a risk factor for heart disease. Elevated homocysteine is associated with meat consumption and low levels of vitamins B6, B12, and folate. Although that may seem to indicate vegetarians have a slight advantage, as we will see […]

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