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Summary of Atherosclerosis

Scientific Information on Atherosclerosis

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Grade Level of Evidence
Robust research conducted with repeated double-blind clinical trials
Multiple studies where at least two are double-blind and placebo controlled
Single double-blind study or multiple cohort studies
Uncontrolled or observational studies only
Level of Evidence
? The amount of high quality evidence. The more evidence, the more we can trust the results.
Supplement Magnitude of effect
? The direction and size of the supplement's impact on each outcome. Some supplements can have an increasing effect, others have a decreasing effect, and others have no effect.
Consistency of research results
? Scientific research does not always agree. HIGH or VERY HIGH means that most of the scientific research agrees.
Notes
grade-d
Minor
- See 2 studies
On the one hand, one study found a reduction in carotid intima-medial thickness over the course of 12 weeks, and another found no effect on total plaque volume after 6 months, but did find a notable increase in stenosis when taking carnitine, though most of the study isn't available. Much more research is needed to discern what can be expected from long-term carnitine supplementation.
grade-d - - See study
There was possibly a small reduction in one year-long study in transplant patients, but the difference wasn't statistically significant. More research is needed.

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