A recent study concluded that vitamin D is inversely associated with carotid artery plaques and thickening, two common predictors of atherosclerosis.
Tag Archives: heart disease
A new study found that daily sun exposure significantly reduced total cholesterol levels; whereas, vitamin D supplements increased total cholesterol.
A randomized controlled trial of over 5,000 participants found that vitamin D supplementation did not prevent heart disease.
A new clinical trial found that heart failure patients who received vitamin D on a weekly basis reduced the severity of their heart failure.
Research suggests vitamin D status acts as a predictor of response to cardiac resynchronization therapy among patients with systolic heart failure.
A UK study of over 500,000 people found that vitamin D and calcium supplementation were not associated with cardiovascular events.
In this episode, Dr. John Cannell discusses the VITAL Study and its potential clinical implications with Dr. Joann Manson.
A study found that patients with vitamin D levels below 15 ng/ml were 35% more likely to experience a cardiovascular event in the next 3 years.
Latest research finds vitamin D may improve exercise performance and lower the risk of heart disease
A small study discovered that adults who supplemented with vitamin D for 2 weeks had lower blood pressure and improved exercise performance.