STROKE PREVENTION GUIDELINES.. D3

12 Oct

With the economy in a downward spiral, many people are cutting down on supplements because they can no longer afford them. This is sad on so many levels.  Many people are just learning what supplements are beneficial to them, and are now having to eliminate them due to cost. One of the most important is vitamin D3, it helps thyroid meds to absorb at the cellular level and it also helps in the prevention of STROKE.

Mercola writes in a recent article regarding Vitamin D Deficiency:

 

According to research presented at the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Annual Scientific Sessions in Chicago, IL in November last year, low levels of vitamin D—the essential nutrient obtained from exposure to sunlight—doubles the risk of stroke in Caucasians.

Vitamin D is the only known substrate for a potent pleiotropic (meaning it produces multiple effects) repair and maintenance seco-steroid hormone that serves multiple gene-regulatory functions in your body. This is why the health benefits of vitamin D run the gamut from improved immune function to significantly reduced cancer risk, to improved mercury detoxification…

It essentially works as a “master key” to activate the DNA “library” within each cell in your body. This cellular DNA library contains information needed to address virtually every kind of stimulus the cell may encounter; hence the reason why vitamin D works in so many different tissues, and affects such a large number of different diseases and health conditions. So far, scientists have found about 3,000 genes that are upregulated by vitamin D.

Not only is vitamin D deficiency known to increase your risk of arterial stiffness, a major risk factor for stroke, but it can also:

This is a very informative article and I hope you’ll get a chance to read it.
And hang on to the D3 !
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