Vitamin D3 can repair cardiovascular system’s damage, says a new study from Ohio University.
The “sunshine vitamin” can help you fight cardiovascular disease and also reverse previous damage caused by several diseases, according to a research published in the International Journal of Nanomedicine this week. the research claims Vitamin D3 can repair cardiovascular system’s damage.
Diseases including diabetes, atherosclerosis (a disease caused by deposits of fat inside arteries), and high blood pressure cause damage to the cardiovascular system which can be restored through the vitamin D3, Tadeusz Malinski, Ph.D., and a pair of graduate students at Ohio University (OU) found.
Malinski said that people reported that many patients with a heart attack will have D3’s deficiency which increases the risk of heart attack. There are several evidence found that indicates vitamin D deficiencies are linked to depression.
Malinski conducted a research and they found that vitamin D3 is a powerful stimulator of nitric oxide, which is very important in regulating blood flow and preventing the formation of clots. The vitamin also reduces the oxidative stress levels in the cardiovascular system.
“There are not many, if any, known systems which can be used to restore cardiovascular endothelial cells which are already damaged, and vitamin D3 can do it,” Malinski said in a statement. “This is a very inexpensive solution to repair the cardiovascular system,” Malinski added.
Along with restoring dysfunctional cardiac endothelium, vitamin D also helps to rebuild systems damaged by vasculopathy, diabetes, hypovolemia, capillary endothelium after brain ischemia, and atherosclerosis. You can increase vitamin D3 level by eating more fatty fish, oysters and egg yolks.