Vitamin D Has 'Stunning' Effects On Heart Failure Patients
Researchers have found another health benefit of vitamin D: fighting heart disease.By Calvin Stovall | April 5, 2016
You may have heard that vitamin D is good for bones and teeth, but new research suggests it can also help heal damaged hearts.
Early findings from a study out of England's University of Leeds show that vitamin D-3 pills significantly improved heart function in patients with congestive heart failure, increasing the amount of blood the heart pumps with each beat by 8 percentage points.
The researchers behind the study called the results "stunning" and unlike any treatment breakthrough of the past 15 years.