Current Atherosclerosis Reports

, Volume 2, Issue 6, pp 508–514

Dietary supplements and cardiovascular disease

  • Ruth M. DeBusk

DOI: 10.1007/s11883-000-0051-y

Cite this article as:
DeBusk, R.M. Curr Atheroscler Rep (2000) 2: 508. doi:10.1007/s11883-000-0051-y


Consumer use of dietary supplements has increased considerably in recent years, and interest in using supplements to treat or prevent chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease is particularly high. This review examines several popular dietary supplements used for cardiovascular disease, their likely points of intervention, and what is known to date about their efficacy and safety.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ruth M. DeBusk
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  1. 1.DeBusk Presentations, LLCTallahasseeUSA