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Coronary Heart Disease Prevention

Deficiencies of certain dietary elements may lead to arteriosclerosis and coronary heart disease.  Increasing intake of these nutrients would help in arteriosclerosis prevention or in reversing arteriosclerosis to some degree.

Certain nutrients can also help to lower LDL cholesterol levels, and so help indirectly in arteriosclerosis prevention.  Cholesterol-reducing supplements are among the most widely used dietary supplements today.

A quality vascular health supplement that contains nutrients to break down plaque in arteries may also help in reversing arteriosclerosis.

What nutrient deficiencies can lead to arteriosclerosis :
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10)   |   More on Coenzyme Q10
Deficiency of coenzyme Q10 may increase the risk of arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis (narrowing and/or hardening of the arteries), leading to heart or coronary artery disease.

Other symptoms that may indicate deficiency of Coenzyme Q10 :
CQ.01 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis gum or periodontal disease
CQ.02 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis hypertension (high blood pressure)
CQ.04 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis heart problems like angina, arrhythmia, or congestive heart failure
CQ.05 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis stomach (gastric) or duodenal ulcers
CQ.06 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis high blood sugar
CQ.07 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis kidney or renal failure
CQ.08 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis impaired immune function
CQ.09 Deficiency symptoms for Coenzyme-Q10-arteriosclerosis higher risk of cancer

Foods for arteriosclerosis prevention :
Foods high in coenzyme Q10 may aid arteriosclerosis treatments · migratory fish like herring, mackerel, salmon, sardines · germ part of whole grains, eg. wheat germ.

Inositol   |   More on Inositol
One of the causes of coronary heart disease is deficiency of inositol which may lead to narrowing and hardening of arteries (arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis).

Other symptoms that may indicate deficiency of Inositol :
Is.01 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis eye abnormalities
Is.02 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis hair loss or alopecia or patchy baldness
Is.03 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis memory loss
Is.04 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis eczema
Is.05 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis constipation
Is.06 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis higher cholesterol level
Is.07 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis liver excess fat
Is.09 Deficiency symptoms for Inositol-arteriosclerosis lower levels of inositol have been found in the nerves of people with multiple sclerosis and diabetic nerve disorders

Foods for an anti-coronary heart disease diet :
Inositol rich foods that may help coronary heart disease prevention include · cereals with high bran content · lecithin · fruits especially bananas, citrus fruit like oranges and grapefruit (except lemons) and cantaloupes · green leafy vegetables.

Vitamin C   |   More on Vitamin C
Another of the causes of coronary heart disease is deficiency of vitamin C which increases the risk of arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis (narrowing and hardening of arteries).

Other symptoms that may indicate deficiency of Vitamin C :
VC.01 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis easy bruising and small spots of bleeding under the skin (which appear as pink spots on the skin)
VC.02 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis swollen or painful joints or bones
VC.03 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis slow-healing wounds and fractures
VC.04 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis nosebleeds
VC.05 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis spongy, swollen, bleeding gums and loose teeth
VC.06 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis teeth decay easily
VC.07 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis dry brittle hair
VC.08 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis dry rough scaly skin
VC.09 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis anemia
VC.10 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis fatigue or lethargy or muscle weakness
VC.11 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis loss of appetite
VC.12 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis recurrent colds and infections
VC.14 Deficiency symptoms for Vitamin-C-arteriosclerosis possible weight gain due to slower metabolism

Foods for arteriosclerosis prevention :
Vitamin C rich foods may aid in reversing arteriosclerosis to some degree · guava · lychees / litchis · papayas · strawberries · vegetables like broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale, mustard greens, bell peppers, turnip greens, spinach.

Selenium   |   More on Selenium
Selenium deficiency is one of the causes of coronary heart disease and risk of arteriosclerosis / atherosclerosis (narrowing and/or hardening of the arteries), leading to heart or coronary artery disease.

Other symptoms that may indicate deficiency of Selenium :
Se.01 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis weaker immune system leading to susceptibility to stress and illnesses
Se.02 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis greater incidence of cancer, especially gynaecological, gastrointestinal, esophageal, lung, and prostate cancer
Se.03 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis rheumatoid arthritis patients tend to have low blood levels of selenium
Se.04 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis elevated blood pressure
Se.06 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis impaired thyroid function (a common symptom of this deficiency) leading to hypothyroidism symptomized by lethargy, fatigue, intolerance to cold, depression, constipation, weight gain, menstrual irregularities, dry skin, and hair loss
Se.07 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis loose skin
Se.08 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis hair or skin discoloration
Se.09 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis whitened fingernail beds
Se.10 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis Keshan disease (heart disorder characterized by inflamed heart muscles)
Se.11 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis Kashin-Beck disease (disabling disease of bones and joints, characterized by stunted growth, bone deterioration, and deformity of joints)
Se.12 Deficiency symptoms for Selenium-arteriosclerosis severe deficiency along with malnutrition can cause muscle breakdown characterized by pain or weakness in the muscles

Foods for coronary heart disease prevention :
An anti-coronary heart disease diet should include foods high in selenium such as · Brazil nuts (one of the most concentrated selenium food sources) · mushrooms (button, shiitake, reishi) · fish (cod, flounder, halibut, herring, mackerel, salmon, smelts, red snapper, swordfish, tuna) · seafood (lobster, oyster, scallops, shellfish, shrimp).

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