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  • Vitamin D : Fact Sheet for Health Professionals
    Growing research suggests vitamin D may play an important role in the prevention of several diseases that previously weren’t believed to have a vitamin D connection, including multiple sclerosis, cardiovascular disease, Parkinson’s disease, dementia, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, and several types of cancers.
  • Low Vitamin D Linked with All-Cause Death
    "Levels of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D below 20 ng/mL and above 50 ng/mL have been associated with chronic adverse events, including mortality," he said. For instance, one study found levels of 25(OH)D deficiency or insufficiency had increased cardiovascular, cancer, and respiratory disease mortality.
  • Coenzyme Q10 - Topic Overview
    It is said to help heart failure, as well as cancer, muscular dystrophy, and periodontal disease. It is also said to boost energy and speed recovery from exercise. Some people take it to help reduce the effects certain medicines can have on the heart, muscles, and other organs.
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