Effect of vitamins and aspirin on markers of platelet activation – (06-23-03)

Effect of vitamins and aspirin on markers of platelet activation, oxidative stress and homocysteine in people at high risk of dementia.

It was nice to see therapeutic levels of the vitamins used in this study. Many times the researchers will use levels just barely above the RDA and when the findings do not show a benefit, the results are plastered all over the news. Here we see 1 mg of B12 (something like 15,000 times the RDA) and 2 mg of folic acid (5X). The antioxidant levels are not as high as I would like but they still showed lowering of markers of oxidative stress.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.