A new study published in the International Journal of Nanomedicine found that a simple vitamin could help reverse damage to the cardiovascular system caused by common chronic diseases like hypertension and Type II diabetes.
I prefer to get my facts straight from these kinds of obscure scientific studies because the “fake” news published by most “lamestream” outlets only scratches the surface. Nor do these outlets tell the whole story — or even present the facts accurately. (And they try to pass it off as “journalism!”) Furthermore, the mainstream often promotes a politically correct agenda, regardless of the facts or real science.
This leaves most patients in the dark about effective alternative approaches for preventing and reversing chronic diseases. Of course, some diligent health seekers, like you, dear reader, aren’t deterred. They research their own alternatives.
And the new study, as I mentioned, focuses on one simple, effective step you can take to safeguard — or even reverse damage to — your cardiovascular health… so that’s huge news.
Critical vitamin improves blood flow to the heart
Nitroglycerin has been used for the past 150 years as a common treatment to stop angina pectoris (insufficient blood flow to the heart muscle). It works on the endothelial cells that line the interior of blood vessels and the heart. Ultimately, the drug helps expand the coronary blood vessels supplying the heart to improve blood flow.
The new study shows that vitamin D does the same thing — on a microscopic level — to help keep blood flow to the heart supplied at all times. Plus, you can take vitamin D preventatively — without first suffering angina pectoris or a heart attack!
For the new study, researchers used nanosensors (which were 1,000 times smaller than a human hair) to track how vitamin D affects individual endothelial cells that line blood vessels and the heart.
They found the vitamin stimulated production of nitric oxide (NO), a chemical naturally produced in the body that regulates blood flow and prevents blood clots. Vitamin D also significantly reduced levels of oxidative stress in the cardiovascular system.
The new study’s lead researcher, Dr. Tadeusz Malinski, of the Ohio State University, acknowledged most people don’t realize how important vitamin D really is to cardiovascular health.
He said in an interview, “Generally, vitamin D3 is associated with the bones. However, in recent years, in clinical settings, people recognize that many patients who have a heart attack will have a deficiency of vitamin D3…it increased the risk of a heart attack.”
Our self-healing hearts
The new research found that treatment with vitamin D does much more than just prevent the cellular damage that leads to cardiovascular disease. It actually reverses damage to the cardiovascular system, often caused by several diseases, including high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and Type II diabetes.
Dr. Malinski said, “There are not many, if any, known systems which can be used to restore cardiovascular endothelial cells which are already damaged, and vitamin D3 can do it.”
He also added, “This is a very inexpensive solution to repair the cardiovascular system. We don’t have to develop a new drug. We already have it.”
Of course, the good doctor is talking here about mainstream medicine’s failure to reverse heart disease…and the larger truth that the heart can heal itself.
Frankly, many natural approaches prevent — and reverse — heart disease. And you can learn all about them in my online learning tool, Dr. Micozzi’s Heart Attack Prevention & Repair Protocol. Click here to learn more or enroll today.
Vitamin D does it all
Some doctors still marvel that vitamin D plays such an important role in the body beyond just supporting bone health.
But the evidence has been there for decades.
In fact, I’ll never forget presenting the keynote address at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine’s Annual Continuing Medical Education seminar on complementary/alternative and natural medicine in 2006.
Dr. Michael Holick of Boston University presented his lifetime of work on all of vitamin D’s activities, following my address. He reported on the critical importance of vitamin D to more than 400 gene functions.
For example, one recent study found that 10,000 IU daily of vitamin D reduced the number of inflammatory T-cells associated with multiple sclerosis. (The reduction in chronic inflammation probably plays an important role in the observed benefits in the new study for heart disease as well.)
This finding makes sense, as we’ve known decades that men and women who live at higher latitudes (further from the equator and the sun’s strongest rays, which make vitamin D) run a much higher risk of developing this disease.
On the other hand, people who live closer to the equator get more sun during more of the year, which provides active vitamin D. But mainstream medicine overlooked this obvious connection for decades. Instead, they chased every other crazy theory they could imagine, as I will continue to expose in this very e-letter, my newsletters, and my online learning protocols.
Other research shows vitamin D also greatly benefits vision health. (I’ll tell you about all the natural approaches for keeping healthy vision and healthy hearing in the April 2018 issue of my Insiders’ Cures newsletter. If you’re not yet a newsletter subscriber, now is the perfect time to get started.)
Take 10,000 IU of vitamin D every single day. Especially at this time of year.
You can now find it in a convenient-to-use liquid form, together with the potent marine carotenoid astaxanthin. Simply search my website, www.Dr.Micozzi.com for more information on these ingredients and where to find them.
P.S. Tune back into tomorrow’s Daily Dispatch for an interesting report linking winter weight gain to low vitamin D.
“Nanomedical studies of the restoration of nitric oxide/peroxynitrite balance in dysfunctional endothelium by 1,25-dihydroxy vitamin D3 – clinical implications for cardiovascular diseases,” International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2018; 13: 455–466
“Vitamin D3 could help heal or prevent cardiovascular damage,” Science Daily (www.sciencedaily.com) 1/30/2018