What Helps Peripheral Artery Disease

Peripheral Artery Disease, also known as PAD is a common circulatory problem usually affecting the lower extremities, in which narrowed arteries reduce blood flow from the heart. PAD is a result of atherosclerosis.


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Natural Remedies That May Help Peripheral Artery Disease

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Ginkgo Biloba


Effectiveness
23%


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2

Policosanol

Policosanols are long-chained alcohols that are part of the wax-like material in plants and seeds. In supplement form, Policosanol is extracted from the coating of sugar cane, Saccharum officinarum. Cuban-based research suggests Policosanol may help lower cholesterol. However, all studies outside of Cuba have failed to confirm these findings.


Effectiveness
50%


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3

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin found in foods including fish (salmon, trout, sardines) and mushrooms (morel, chanterelle, oyster, shiitake), but more substantially from sun exposure, as the sun’s ultraviolet rays trigger synthesis. 


Effectiveness
50%


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4

Magnesium

Magnesium is an essential mineral for the human body absorbed through foods including nuts (almonds, cashews, peanuts), beans (black beans, edamame) and vegetables (spinach, potatoes). It is responsible for over 300 biochemical reactions in the body helping maintain nerve and muscle function, a healthy immune system, blood glucose levels, as well as, aiding in energy and protein production.


Effectiveness
35%


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5

Vitamin B Complex

Vitamin B Complex contains all eight, water-soluble B vitamins that play a key role in cellular metabolism. Including Vitamins B1, Thiamin;  B2, Riboflavin; B3, Niacin; B5, Pantothenic Acid; B6, Pyridoxine; B7, Biotin; B9, Folic Acid; and B12, Cobalamin the supplement may contain 100% of the recommended daily allowance of every vitamin, however brands vary. Pregnant women, vegetarians, vegans and the elderly may benefit from supplementation.


Effectiveness
25%


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6

L-Carnitine

L-Carnitine is an amino acid produced by the body that transports fatty acids into the mitochondria for energy production. Carnitine is named from the Latin word carnus or flesh as the compound is primarily sourced from meat – red meat, fish, poultry and dairy being the best sources.


Effectiveness
25%


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