The hype about statin drugs to reduce cholesterol is increasing by the day. In statin drugs and side effects, we will learn about the best selling and most profitable drugs ever created.
A new study has been published revealing that statins do NOT decrease atherosclerosis and that the drugs may actually be exacerbating and stimulating atherosclerosis and heart failure. The reason given in the research are numerous, the major ones being: Continue reading Statin Drugs and Side Effects – the truth
I want to explain to you exactly what is a coronary calcium scan. Many will not have heard of it but those who have, may have had one of these tests done. The test gives a score of the likelihood of getting heart disease. The higher the score, the more chance of having a heart event.
This image shows severe calcification of the left anterior descending coronary artery (red arrow). The portion of the circumflex coronary artery within the imaging plane (white arrow). The aortic root around the origin of the left main coronary artery (yellow arrow). Continue reading What is a Coronary Calcium Scan
Has your doctor told you your cholesterol is too high? Are you now trying to decide what the best diet is to reduce your cholesterol levels? Have you been put onto a statin drug? Is high cholesterol and diet connected?
This post will give you a healthy alternative to reducing and stabilizing your cholesterol.
When it all started
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Are you worried about your cholesterol levels? What is high cholesterol? Have you had to change your diet because you’ve been advised to lower your high cholesterol?
Have you been prescribed a statin drug to lower your cholesterol? Have you been taking one of these drugs for a while now? Do you know what this drug is and how it works in your body? Do you have regular tests to check your liver function? Do you suffer with any muscle aches or pains? Have you actually got heart disease? If the answer to the last question is no, you may want to stop taking statins. Continue reading What Is High Cholesterol?