A growing body of evidence shows that susceptibility to adult-onset CVD begins in early life, even in utero, presumably as a result of epigenetic dysregulation.
Over time, increased hemodynamic stress on the heart from high blood pressure leads to the compensatory development of left ventricular hypertrophy.
Mounting evidence suggests that some viruses can persist in heart tissue after an initial infection, and become reactivated under certain conditions, triggering a cell-mediated immune response that leads to myocarditis and, potentially, dilated cardiomyopathy.
Both pre-clinical and clinical studies continue to shed light on berberine’s therapeutic potential, corroborating many of its traditional uses.
Studies have shown that daily consumption of Red Yeast Rice lowers plasma levels of LDL cholesterol by 15-25% within six to eight weeks.