Metformin Increases Vascular Stem Cells.

Discussion in 'Other Research' started by Remy, Aug 28, 2016.

  1. Remy

    Remy Administrator

    Considering how many of us have weird heart things going on, the ability of a cheap drug like metformin to increase vascular stem cells seems to have a lot of relevance.

    I still do wonder about the effect of metformin on the mitochondria, but until I understand the mechanism, I'm not going to worry about it too much. Study after study has shown metformin is a useful drug in a variety of ways that promote longevity.

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/08/160825214346.htm
     
    Who Me?, Strike me lucky and Ron like this.
  2. Issie

    Issie Well-Known Member

    It's interesting that Life Extension recommends it for everyone. But when I asked my doc for it, no go. Said it had to many side effects when I don't have diabetes. So couldn't get it. And everyone I know who is on it has really bad naseau.

    Issie
     
  3. jerm

    jerm New Member

    Can anyone tell me if ME/CFS patients are at increased risk for lactic acidosis from Metformin?
     
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