Exercise Capacity (with Heart Conditions)

Cardiovascular exercise is known to be impaired in persons with heart disorders and supplements are being investigated to see whether the performance enhancing effects in healthy subjects can be extended to these persons.


Research analysis by and verified by the Examine.com Research Team. Last updated on Dec 3, 2017.

Human Effect Matrix

The Human Effect Matrix looks at human studies (it excludes animal and in vitro studies) to tell you what supplements affect exercise capacity (with heart conditions)

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.
Outcome 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
Coenzyme Q10
All comparative evidence is now gathered in our ​A-to-Z Supplement Reference.
The evidence for each separate supplement is still freely available ​here.
Creatine  
Berberine  
Glutamine  
Citrulline  
Garlic  
Taurine  

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"Exercise Capacity (with Heart Conditions)," Examine.com, published on 5 July 2013, last updated on 3 December 2017, https://examine.com/topics/exercise-capacity-with-heart-conditions/