Vitamin C

I saw the following comment on this website:

3. Stroke. Although research has been conflicting, one study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that those with the highest concentrations of vitamin C in their blood were associated with 42% lower stroke risk than those with the lowest concentrations. The reasons for this are not completely clear. But what is clear is that people who eat plenty of fruits and vegetables have higher blood levels of vitamin C.

Other comments about vitamin C could be of interest.

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  • Nearly 30 years ago a mole on my arm became cancerous. Malignant melanoma and I had never sunbathed in my life. 2 years later the glands under my left arm became cancerous and were removed. Aggressive radiotherapy left me with a damaged shoulder and fibrosis to my heart. I was given a death sentence and in desperation sought advice from a Cancer Help Clinic. Their advice was to bolster my immune system. They considered that my body was perfectly capable of fighting cancer.

    So I took their advice and since then I have taken a good vitamin and mineral tablet daily PLUS at least 1000 Vit C . My old GP said that I had the most expensive urine in North Wales ( if your body doesn't want it you wee it out )

    So the purpose of this long- winded tale is to tell you that whatever else vit C does, it doesn't help with my atrial fibrillation.

  • Another thing to watch out for is, if using the soluble tablets, check the content. We were taking the Tesco's Vit C plus Zinc until I noticed they contain Aspartame which is a potential trigger for AF.

    Chris M

  • Do you think the Vitamin ~C cured your cancer then? x

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