Mg, Zn, Vit D and hypertension

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Mg, Zn, Vit D and hypertension

Post by jimmylegs » Sat Jun 20, 2020 8:27 am

OT re MS, but the regimen details looked interesting:

Increasing quality of life in pulmonary arterial hypertension: is there a role for nutrition?
https://link.springer.com/article/10.10 ... 018-9717-9

...In a small prospective uncontrolled longitudinal study, weekly supplementation of 50,000 IU cholecalciferol (vitamin D3) plus a daily dose of 200 mg magnesium, 8 mg zinc, and 400 IU vitamin D for a 3-month period has been found to significantly increase the serum vitamin D level and 6MWD in 22 patients with pulmonary hypertension and vitamin D deficiency...

Benefits from the correction of vitamin D deficiency in patients with pulmonary hypertension
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5153516/

...All patients in addition to standard treatment for pulmonary hypertension received cholecalciferol at a dose of 50,000 IU weekly plus calcicare (at a dose of 200 mg magnesium + 8 mg zinc + 400 IU vit D) daily for 3 months...

...After the intervention, serum vit D level improved significantly by 54.8 ng/ml and reached to > 30 ng/ml in all patients (Table 2)

Table 2 Comparison of parameters before and after receiving vitamin D supplements in patients with pulmonary artery hypertension and vitamin D deficiency
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articl ... /table/T2/

if only they'd run a few more 'after' levels. still interesting!
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