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The importance of a sufficient supply of biofactors – which include vitamins and minerals – in the case of cardiovascular diseases has attracted increasing interest in recent years. It is above all magnesium which plays an important role in the performance of the heart and should therefore be taken into consideration for the treatment of heart diseases.

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Many medicinal products can inhibit the absorption of biofactors or promote their excretion. The risk of biofactor deficiency and the resulting health problems increases.

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On the occasion of World Hypertension Day on May 17, 2020, experts from the German Society for Biofactors (GfB) point out the blood pressure-lowering effect of magnesium.

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Experts from the German Society for Biofactors (GfB) point to a review paper on zinc published in April this year, in which the importance of the trace element for a strong immune system is emphasised.

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On the occasion of this year's Day of Healthy Nutrition on March 7, 2020, on the subject of "Nutrition in Gastrointestinal Diseases", the German Society for Biofactors stresses that diseases of the gastro-intestinal tract in particular can result in a deficiency of vital biofactors.

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Frankfurt am Main – Senior citizens, chronically sick individuals such as cardiovascular patients and diabetics, as well as patients who take medications regularly – these are the risk groups for a biofactor deficiency, which in some cases can have serious consequences for the health of those affected.

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