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Heart health becomes more and more important as we age. We must do everything we can to keep our hearts pumping to prevent health issues leading to heart disease, especially for those with certain risk factors, like a family history of heart disease. One way to help improve your heart health and protect your heart is through vitamin supplements.

Omega 3 Fatty Acids 

You may have recently seen or overheard a discussion on television or online about how omega-3 fatty acids are the secret to longer, healthier lives due to the numerous benefits for the body, most notably, the heart. Omega 3 fatty acids can help lower blood pressure and triglyceride levels and even reduce plaque buildup in the arteries.

Omega-3s are abundant in foods like fatty fish. Still, they are more commonly acquired through supplements since many people’s diets do not incorporate the types of fish necessary to get omega-3 fatty acids.

Vitamin D 

A vitamin D infographic showcasing two plates of food, most common sources of vitamin D and main functions of vitamin D.One that deserves consideration for heart health is vitamin D. Vitamin D is essential for bone health, and research has shown that vitamin D is also related to blood pressure and lowers the risk of hypertension and stroke, making it very important to heart health. Risk for heart-related issues.

Vitamin D can be difficult to get enough of through diet or natural sources. Apart from consistent exposure to direct sunlight, the best source of vitamin D is supplementation.

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Vitamin B9 (Folic Acid) 

Vitamin B9 is used to counter the effects of the amino acid homocysteine, a leading cause of stroke and the hardening of the arteries, which can result in high blood pressure and heart disease.

Leafy green vegetables and whole grains can improve folic acid levels, so those with low folic acid may need to consider supplements to correct the lack of this vital vitamin.


Young Asian woman with heart symbol in hand while smiling and looking at it. Magnesium is a mineral helpful for people on medication to control their blood pressure. A magnesium supplement may help reduce blood pressure and heart attack risk for people with elevated blood pressure who are taking medication. It is important to note that magnesium did not have the same effect for those with normal blood pressure who were not on a medication of some kind.


CoQ10 stands for coenzyme Q 10, a substance in the body crucial to a healthy heart. Easily obtained through supplements, Q 10 may improve cell energy production, prevent blood clot formation, and act as an antioxidant; it helps prevent heart damage by fighting off harmful atoms in the body, known as free radicals.


Fiber is critical for regulating our digestive system, helping lower our total cholesterol and “bad” cholesterol levels, leading to a healthier heart and a lower risk of heart-related diseases.

Fiber is plentiful in many foods, but most people need extra fiber, which may mean dietary changes or supplements.

What is better: oral supplements or IVs?

iv bag with different kinds of fruit insideThere are several choices for getting the necessary vitamins and nutrients. Taking over-the-counter oral supplements can help your body get some extra vitamins, but our bodies can only absorb so much this way.

Ask your doctor about IV infusions if you are deficient in one or more vitamins and minerals. Not only are IV infusions faster, but they deliver ingredients directly into the body to help restore vitamin levels quickly and safely.

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Vitamin D Shots - Frequently Asked Questions

Can you take too much vitamin D?

Yes, it is possible to take too much vitamin D. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin, which means that it can build up in the body and potentially lead to toxic levels if it is consumed in large amounts. Vitamin D toxicity can cause hypercalcemia, a buildup of calcium in your blood. This condition can cause symptoms such as weakness, nausea, vomiting, frequent urination, kidney problems, and more.

How often do you need vitamin D shots?

Frequency of treatment depends on individual circumstances such as the severity of vitamin D deficiency, medical history, and other factors. However, most people may receive 1 – 3 shots over the course of a year.

Are vitamin D shots better than oral supplements?

Yes. Because vitamin D shots are given intramuscularly, the ingredients bypass your digestive system so that the full dose is available to your body for maximum benefits. Vitamin D shots are rapidly available for your cells to use.

What happens if you don’t treat vitamin D deficiency?

Not treating vitamin D deficiency can cause rickets, a rare but treatable condition that causes fatigue, frequent illnesses, depression, and impacts bone and muscle health. In children, vitamin D deficiency can impact normal growth and development.

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