Johnson wrote:I wonder what anyone is doing for their vein health to allay restenosis - diet, supplements, etc., and what difference this can make. I remember reading here (cheerleader?) about genetic collagen defects that show up in "MS" people - which leads to in-elastic vasculature. Doc. Sclafani writes of elastic recoil in the veins Eat lots of Jello? C. Q10? Meat and bone gristle?
I am taking anti-fibrotic enzymes (nattokinase, serrapapinase, rutin, bromelain...), Vit. E8 - 1400 IU/day, Vit. D - 10,000=15,000 IU/day, Pycnogenol, fish oil - 5 - 10 grams/day... mostly, it can't hurt, and hopefully helps. Sr. Simka told me to keep taking it all. Now, if I would just quit smoking tobacco...
nn98200 wrote:Hello all,
on the topic of restenosis: I had the procedure (just ballooning) on March 10 in Poland and I lost most of my improvements about 15 days later. Now I am even worse than I was before the procedure. Also, it took them 3 times with the balloon in order to fix my left jugular, once for the right which was much less narrowed. All that makes me think I have restenosis, probably of the left jugular.
Cece wrote:I think restenosis comes from elastic recoil: the vein is used to being stuck a certain way and it goes back to what it's used to. I don't think vein health even helps us here: the healthier the vein, the more likely that it'll retain its elasticity.
tzootsi wrote:My wife had ballooning 5 weeks ago in both jugulars. She just went back for a 1 month checkup, everything is still flowing great! Our doctor felt that keeping on Plavix for a month, and then baby aspirin for at least 6 months, is helpful in keeping re-stenosis away.
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