One of the most delicious foods can also be a great benefit to your cardiovascular health. Studies have shown that garlic supplements can lower diastolic blood pressure by about 6mmHg and systolic blood pressure by 9mmHg. Garlic can also lower total cholesterol by 15-20mg/dL in patients with elevated levels. Garlic can increase bleeding risks for patients on warfarin and lower the effectiveness of oral contraceptives. Give us a call or stop in to ask if a garlic supplement may be right for you.

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