Statins, Cholesterol, and One Medical Professional's Experience
Why I've ditched statins for good As experts clash over proposals that millions more of us take statins to prevent heart disease and stroke, a vascular surgeon explains why he...Read more
NYTimes Op-Ed about New Cholesterol Recommendations
Don’t Give More Patients Statins By JOHN D. ABRAMSON and RITA F. REDBERGON Tuesday, the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology issued new cholesterol guidelines that essentially...Read more
Statin and Health Studies
Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2008;8(6):373-418. doi: 10.2165/0129784-200808060-00004.Statin adverse effects : a review of the literature and evidence for a mitochondrial mechanism.Golomb BA, Evans MA.SourceDepartment of Medicine, University of California, San...Read more
Andrew, I just had a great annual physical with one issue, poor LDL score. What are the best lifestyle attributes to follow to get/keep LDL where it needs to be?
When you say poor LDL, was it too high? The most important figures to look at on a blood test in regards to heart health are homocysteine levels and the...Read more
High Cholesterol or Low Thyroid?
Thyroid is essential for the conversion of cholesterol into steroid hormones, Vit D, and bile. If these processes aren't happening, then blood cholesterol levels will rise. So do you have...Read more
Question about Cholesterol with my response
Bob and I have been taking capsules of apple-cider vinegar twice a day (4 today a day) for over six months at Kathryne's suggestion. Yesterday I read in the paper...Read more
My Million Dollar Idea
My grandparents live in a retirement community. At 90, they are approaching senior status among the residents, yet they're doing pretty well. They have social interaction with a large peer...Read more