Supplements to Lower Triglycerides Makawao HI

We recommend everyone take a health food store'type six-a'day vitamin that includes all the Bs and major antioxidants like C and E. We also recommend taking fish oil (for a host of reasons) and magnesium and vitamin D, two nutrients they feel most everyone lacks in sufficient quantities.

James E Muto
(808) 871-8878
135 S Wakea Avenue
Kahului, HI
Specialty
Cardiovascular Disease

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Jeffrey Michael Drood, MD
(808) 244-3278
203 Hoohana St Ste 201
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: A Einstein Coll Of Med Of Yeshiva Univ, Bronx Ny 10461
Graduation Year: 1990

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Benjamin Tiongson Gamboa, MD
(808) 873-0299
53 Puunene Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of The Philippines, Coll Of Med, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1969

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Jeffrey Paul Stewart, MD
(206) 232-1064
Kihei, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 70112
Graduation Year: 1994

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Howard Geoffrey Barbarosh
(808) 244-6266
2200 Main St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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James Edward Muto, MD
(808) 871-8878
135 S Wakea Ave Ste 101
Kahului, HI
Specialties
Cardiology, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish, Japanese, Other
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, San Francisco Ca 94143
Graduation Year: 1987
Hospital
Hospital: Maui Memorial Center, Wailuku, Hi; Kaiser Foundation Hosp, Honolulu, Hi
Group Practice: Maui Cardiology Ltd

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Jonathan W Allen
(808) 871-8878
135 S Wakea Ave
Kahului, HI
Specialty
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Phillip Alan Milne, MD
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nm Sch Of Med, Albuquerque Nm 87131
Graduation Year: 1988

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Joseph L Gerry
(808) 243-6000
80 Mahalani St
Wailuku, HI
Specialty
Cardiology

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Howard G Barbarosh, MD
(808) 244-6266
2200 Main St Ste 300
Wailuku, HI
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Suny-Hlth Sci Ctr At Brooklyn, Coll Of Med, Brooklyn Ny 11203
Graduation Year: 1967

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Heart Healthy Supplements

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Ideally, with a healthy diet no one would ever need vitamins or extra minerals or other nutrients, but even a conscientious eater can have trouble getting her RDAs. In part that’s a reflection of the standard American diet and our penchant for fast food. Depleted soils play a role as well, as does excess processing. As a result, James Roberts, MD, coauthor with Stephen Sinatra, MD of Reverse Heart Disease Now, recommends everyone take a health food store-type six-a-day vitamin that includes all the Bs and major antioxidants like C and E. They also recommend taking fish oil (for a host of reasons) and magnesium and vitamin D, two nutrients they feel most everyone lacks in sufficient quantities.

For those who want to address specific results from blood tests, Stephen DeVries, MD, author of What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Cholesterol, recommends the following—but only after consultation with your doctor:• Fish Oil (1 to 4 grams daily). It can lower triglycerides 25 to 40 percent and reduce inflammation.

• Niacin (500 to 2,000 mg daily). It raises HDL and lowers LDL, Lp(a), and triglyceride levels.
• Red yeast rice (600 to 1,200 mg twice a day with food). The natural component of the statin Mevacor, it can lower LDL cholesterol by 25 percent.
• Stanols and sterols (2 g daily). By blocking the absorption of dietary cholesterol, these plant fats can lower LDL 10 to 20 percent.
• Coenzyme Q10 (100 to 300 mg daily). To replace CoQ10 lost to statins and red yeast rice; also to lower blood pressure and improve symptoms of heart failure.
• L-carnitine (1 g twice a day). It can lower Lp(a) by 8 percent.
To this list Roberts and Sinatra would add
• L-arginine (2,000 to 3,000 mg three times daily). It improves the health and flexibility of the endothelium, the single layer of cells lining the interior wall of blood vessels.
• Vitamin C (1,000 mg daily in two doses). Among many other benefits, this antioxidant cuts down on plaque formation, helps control blood pressure, and reins in CRP and Lp(a).
• Nattokinase (for prevention, 2,000 fibrin units a day). A natural clot buster for people with high fibrinogen, homocysteine, Lp(a), and CRP levels.
• Vitamin K-2 (eat natto, a fermented soy dish, two to three times a week). Studies indicate this crucial bone building vitamin also decalcifies hard plaque formations.
• D-ribose (5 g daily for cardiovascular prevention; 10 to 15 g daily for people with heart failure and other forms of ischemic CVD; 15 to 30 g daily for people with advanced heart failure or frequent angina). In concert with CoQ10, magnesium, and L-carnitine, D-ribose allows heart mitochondria to produce ATP, the fuel heart cells need to pump blood.

Source:
Reverse Heart Disease Now by James C. Roberts, MD, and Stephen T. Sinatra, MD, with Martin Zucker (John Wiley & Sons, 2007)

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