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Dietary Supplements

What supplements help reduce inflammation in the arteries?

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  • AMichael Roizen, MD, Internal Medicine, answered
    Supplements that seem to reduce inflammation include: nettle leaf extract (900 milligrams), bromelain (2,000 milligrams), ginger (900 milligrams), and curcumin (1,200 milligrams). There's not a lot of human data on this point, but there is enough science to suggest that they can be helpful.
  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Supplements that help reduce inflammation in the arteries may be able to help reduce the risk of heart disease. Research has shown that these anti-inflammatory supplements may benefit your heart's health:
    • fish oil
    • vitamin C
    • vitamin E
    • resveratrol
    • turmeric (curcumin)
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