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Policosanol Ingredients - Unlocking the mystery of avoiding a heart attack

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    Policosanol Ingredients - Vital Life Nutritionals

    Gene Millen, Author 5/2/15

    The Policosanol ingredients in the Vital Life Nutritionals formula include a derivative of pure sugar cane.

    In clinical studies policosanol has been found to have the same mechanism of action as statin drugs without the side effects which accompany Lipitor and other statin drugs.

    Policosanol is a natural supplement derived from sugar, cane and is a mixture of eight higher primary aliphatic alcohols isolated and purified from sugar cane wax.

    Warning! All Policosanol Ingredients are Not Created Equal!

    Cheap versions of policosanol that contain mostly octacosanol have flooded the American marketplace. If one expects to derive the benefits shown in the published studies, the other alcohols that make up the pharmaceutical-approved policosanol product should be present.
    Octacosanol, the primary policosanol ingredient, works as a powerful antioxidant to help maintain healthy arteries. It has been found to lower LDL cholesterol in the bloodstream and increase HDL cholesterol.
    The other aliphatic alcohols included in policosanol ingredients are also extremely important policosanol ingredients in the support of cardiovascular health.

    Summary of the Benefits of Policosanol Ingredients

    • Policosanol does not affect CoQ10 levels as statin drugs do.

    • Few known side effects or prescription-drug interactions

    • Once daily 20mg vegetarian capsule, preferably taken the evening.

    • In one German study, 10-20 mg of policosanol showed 21-29% lower LDL and 8-15% higher HDL cholesterol

    • Ingredients are comparable to those used in research studies which showed reduction in LDL cholesterol equal to statin drugs and increase in HDL cholesterol, which Lipitor and other statin drugs do not.

    Policosanol Benefits Your Heart in Many Ways  

    • Lowers damaging LDL cholesterol, which can cling to the artery
      walls when oxidized. At a daily dosage of 20 mg, LDL cholesterol levels typically drop by 25-30% during the first 8-12 weeks.

    • Increases protective HDL cholesterol levels. Most statin drugs do NOT improve HDLs. HDL cholesterol levels typically increase by 15 to 25% after only two months of policosanol use.

    • Scientific studies also show that people with the highest levels of HDL cholesterol have the greatest longevity.

    • Policosanol inhibits the oxidation of dangerous LDL-cholesterol. New studies show that oxidation and inflammation are more important contributors to artery clogging than high LDLs alone.

    • Doesn't interfere with sex life as statins often do.

    • Lowers Lp(a) cholesterol. Many researchers say this is the form of cholesterol which when oxidized and or inflammed causes it clog the arteries.

    • Reduces platelet aggregation (stickiness) which lowers risk of arterial blood clots.

    • Improves intermittent claudication (pain in the leg muscles due to inadequate blood supply).

    • May prevent and even reverse atherosclerotic lesions and thrombosis (clotting).

    • Policosanol is exceptionally safe. Numerous clinical trails show that elderly persons, diabetics and those with liver damage can safely take Policosanol.

    • Studies show that Policosanol DOES NOT affect blood thinning and there is no interaction between Policosanol and blood-thinning medication such as warfarin.

    • In short and long-term clinical studies, policosanol has shown no adverse interactions with calcium antagonists, beta-blockers, diuretics, NASAIDs, anti-depressants, digoxin, warfarin, thyroid hormones or anti-ulcer drugs.

    Gene Millen, Heart Health CoachYou may still be skeptical about trying this all safe, all natural product. I know I was when I first learned about policosanol and before I began to use it to change my life. Following are my personal policosanol benefits:

    "After 60 days on policosanol I had my cholesterol checked and my policosanol benefits included: Total cholesterol dropped from 255 to 226 but the best news is that the HDLs went up 43% and LDLs dropped 14% for an improvement in the important Cholesterol to HDL ratio of a whopping 38%.

    The following story is a powerful testimony of how policosanol worked for Janelle.

    "When the results of my lipid panel came back in the spring of 2001, my triglycerides were sky high (1723) and my HDL so low (8) that I was frightened enough to try any solution the doctor suggested.

    "A combination of a low-fat, low-carbohydrate diet, exercise and the use of high doses of niacin, brought the triglycerides down to a reasonable level; however, nothing seemed to budge the low HDL level to much above 18.

    "When we moved out of state, my new doctor insisted that I try a combination of niacin and simvastatin to address what he thought were "unacceptable" numbers. In 2024 I finally caved and agreed to the statin combo drug. Within a year I was unable to walk up and down stairs and couldn't lift myself from a sitting position without holding on to something.

    "I immediately stopped the statin/niacin (against the doctor's advice), and I began in earnest scouring the internet for alternative solutions to what for me had been harmful pharmaceutical drugs.

    "How fortunate for me that I found the Millen's Vital Heart Health for Life site. I ordered policosanol and within six months my HDL began improving. My last test, three months ago showed my HDL at 36, not ideal I realize, but for me the best it has ever been. Triglycerides and LDL were also within normal range, and my total cholesterol was 180.

    "I am so very thankful that Gene and Bernie Millen continue to offer what I consider life-saving advice and products for those of us who are desperately searching for alternatives to the "traditional" drugs prescribed by most physicians today.

    "By the way, for anyone else taking high doses of niacin, I am scheduled for surgery to fuse the joint in my right big toe because of the damage done to it over years of taking 1500 to 2024 mg of niacin a day."By: Janelle Carey, Savoy, Illinois

    Click here to try Vital Life Nutrionals Policosanol Extra Strength capsules (made with the same formula used in the clinical studies) absolutely risk free.

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