In this article I am going to take a look at the truth about statins, cholesterol and heart disease.Read More
Statins are the most widely prescribed drugs in the world today, which means the next time you visit your doctor, depending on your symptoms, he may very well discuss them with you. However, if you read the tsunami of scientific research on statins, these drugs are surrounded by controversy with some studies hailing them as life-savers and others warning against their use.Read More
In assessing your risk for cardiovascular disease, the following are the most important things to consider. Discuss having a blood test with your GP that includes all of these, particularly homocysteine, which is not always part of a regular blood screen.Read More
In today’s blog, I summarise the current views of top Functional Medicine practitioners and many cardiologists (supported by scientific, epidemiological studies). I highlight the true risk factors of, not only heart disease, but also many other chronic conditions.Read More
In today's Nutritional Therapy blog, we will look at cholesterol and fat in our diets. Many of us believe that eating foods with cholesterol and fat, especially saturated fat, causes heart attacks; but is this really true?Read More
Take heart - nine out of ten strokes can be prevented.
Did you know, in the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds and every minute someone dies from a heart-related incident?
Did you know that around 50% of people who have a heart attack, have normal lipid (cholesterol) levels?
And did you know that heart disease is, in most cases, preventable?Read More