For athletes and bodybuilders alike the most important muscle, and often the most overlooked, is the heart. Premium Powders Hawthorn Berries (Crataegus species) are a must have supplement for heart health. Heart health can be negatively affected by many common vices such as smoking, alcohol consumption, obesity, even old age. Strenuous physical activities and over exertion such as intense workout routines, or running a marathon, may have severe negative heart health effects as well.
A strong healthy heart will help to improve circulation of blood helping to distribute nutrients more efficiently. Studies have shown Hawthorn to substantially increase maximal workload tolerance, increase exercise tolerance, and improve symptoms of fatigue and shortness of breath(1). Hawthorn Berries may also help you work out for longer periods of time. Cycles involving AAS, and pro hormones can also put extra strain on the heart. Supplementing with Hawthorn Berries on cycle, post cycle, or even if you have no interest in running an AAS or pro hormone cycle is an easy choice because of all the positive benefits Hawthorn Berries can provide.
Hawthorn Berries have been used for centuries, to support the circulatory system, strengthen blood vessels, and protect vital arteries from hardening. Hawthorn Berries are most commonly used to protect against heart disease and help to control high blood pressure and high cholesterol. The University Of Maryland School Of Medicine (UMM) cites several studies showing Hawthorn Berries effectiveness in significantly improving heart function, in areas of heart failure, chest pain (angina), and High Blood Pressure(2). Studies also suggest that there is a benefit in symptom control and physiologic outcomes as an adjunctive treatment for chronic heart failure(3).
What kind of results can I expect when supplementing with Hawthorn Berries?
May support a stronger healthier heart
May improve oxygen-rich blood flow
May decrease stress and tension
May decrease high blood pressure
May reduce chest pain caused by angina or intense physical activities
May improve endurance
May reduce LDL (bad) cholesterol
May act as a powerful antioxidant
May boost restful sleep
May assist in fat loss
May reduce hot flashes brought on by menopause
May relieve some symptoms of indigestion
What dosage of Hawthorn Berries should I take?
For adults, take one (1) capsule three to four times daily, preferably with meals. [Capsules may be opened and prepared as a tea.]
What side effects can I expect when taking Hawthorn Berries?
Negative side effects of supplementing with Hawthorne Berries are rare but may include headaches, nausea, and heart palpitations. If negative Side effects occur discontinue use immediately and consult your physician.
Heart Problems – Hawthorn Berries can readily interact with numerous prescription medicines used to deal with cardiovascular issues. If you have a heart condition do not take Hawthorn Berries without first consulting your primary care physician.
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KEEP OUT OF REACH OF CHILDREN. This product is intended for adults only. Not for use for anyone under 18 years of age, pregnant or nursing women. If you have had a medical condition or are currently using prescription drugs consult your physician before using this product. Avoid this product if you have any previous history of medical dysfunction or disease including but not limited to kidney disease. Discontinue use and consult your doctor if any adverse reactions occur.
As with any dietary supplement, we recommend that you consult a physician before use.
“These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. ALWAYS consult your physician before taking supplements.”