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Is Vitamin D Deficiency Ruining Your Heart?


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Low levels of vitamin D have again been linked with reduced survival rates in patients with heart failure.

The study, conducted at the University Medical Center, Groningen, in the Netherlands, also suggested that low levels of vitamin D are associated with activation of the Renin Angiotensin System (RAS – a pivotal regulatory system in heart failure) and an altered cytokine profile.


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