ArA and cardiovascular biomarkers

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    Looking at ArA, specially X Gels, I was wondering if moderate hypertension, as well slightly elevated LDL levels, would be reason enough to not supplement this?


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    ArA won't negatively impact either of those; so you are good to go.
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    Go for it bro. Check out Neuron's thread over at bb.com for dosing if you haven't already.
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    It did not affect my bp as I monitor mine.

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    Thanks all for the replies! I was a little concerned with the Omega-6 being a pro inflammatory.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JReinhal View Post
    Looking at ArA, specially X Gels, I was wondering if moderate hypertension, as well slightly elevated LDL levels, would be reason enough to not supplement this?
    No change in blood pressure on any of my runs. You'll be good to go.
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    If you're concerned, run some bloodwork during your ARA run; there is a risk with the LDL, but I very much doubt you will have any issues.
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    Thanks everyone. I went ahead and ordered X Gels. I'll keep track of my BP during the run.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JReinhal View Post
    Thanks everyone. I went ahead and ordered X Gels. I'll keep track of my BP during the run.
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    As others have stated, I doubt you'll notice a difference in BP with ArA.


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    If you get a CRP lab done, that might be elevated and hospitals tend to use that value as one of the markers of possible heart attack.

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    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench View Post
    If you get a CRP lab done, that might be elevated and hospitals tend to use that value as one of the markers of possible heart attack.

    Mike
    Thanks for mentioning this. I actually had my C-Reactive Protein measured this past January with a result of 3 mg/L which apparently shows some level of systemic inflammation.

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