Stress and Cardiovascular Disease
Stress and its sequelae can be a leading contributor to the initiation and promotion of cardiovascular disease. Stress in moderate amounts is actually beneficial for health. However, excessive stress occurring over a prolonged period can have devastating effects on our health. In reality, it is not the stress itself that can affect our health, but it is how our body deals with the stress which is the real cause of our ill health. Stress can have many effects on our body (such as affecting our sleep patterns; increasing blood pressure; changing our eating behaviour; increases muscle pain; depletes energy storage leading to a feeling of tiredness, and causes arterial narrowing which can be dangerous in individuals with plaque buildup). In many cases, we cannot avoid the situations that is causing the stress in our life, the next best thing is to deal with the effects of stress on our body.
6 capsules, three times per day, with food
L-arginine is a semi-essential or conditionally essential amino acid in humans. It is one of the most metabolically versatile amino acids and serves as a precursor for the synthesis of urea, nitric oxide (NO), polyamines, proline, glutamate, creatine, and agmatine.
2 tablespoons (30 mL), once per day, 30 minutes before bedtime
Reliqil™ contains seven (7) botanicals that can help with stress, anxiety, and sleep issues. An overabundance of stressors can build up creating anxiety, restlessness, or nervous reactions that may lead to insomnia and thus have an effect on sleep patterns.
1 capsule, two to three times daily
EFA 40:20™ contains deep-sea fish oil which is derived from anchovy, mackerel, and sardine, and they are known as sources of unsaturated omega-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA. Both EPA and DHA are primarily used in the production of anti-inflammatory leukotrienes and resolvins. Resolvins are a new class of anti-inflammatory compounds (which have been around for 10 years), and they are formed primarily from EPA and DHA.
½ teaspoon (2.5 mL), one to three times per day
Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) helps with nervousness (relaxing muscles) and promotes natural sleep habits. It acts like a mild sedative helping to stabilize mood and promote healthy sleep.
1 capsule in the morning and 1 capsule in the evening, on an empty stomach
The primary action of Choles-FX® is to safely and naturally reduce and control cholesterol levels. Choles-FX® helps to maintain healthy cholesterol levels by lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) and total blood cholesterol (TC).
1 teaspoon (5 g), two to three times per day, with food
D-Ribose is a simple carbohydrate molecule found in every cell in the human body. It helps to increase energy and endurance, helps to restore energy levels, is used to support muscle health after exercise, and maintains physical performance. It is also an important component in the formation of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) molecule.