Research Suggests Heart Disease Could Have a Natural Fix!

A recent study looked at the effects of long-term L-arginine supplementation on the health of patients with multiple cardiovascular risk factors. Ninety patients were randomly assigned to two groups — one that received daily oral L-arginine and one that received placebo capsules.

Patients were evaluated for a number of health factors, including lipid profile, glucose, insulin, and arterial elasticity.

According to the study in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology:

“… [L]arge artery elasticity index (LAEI) … was significantly greater in patients treated with L-arginine than in the placebo group … Systemic vascular resistance was significantly lower in patients treated with L-arginine …

This improvement was associated with a decrease in systolic blood pressure, peripheral vascular resistance as well as a decrease in aldosterone levels.”

Source: Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology June 7, 2010

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