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Low cholesterol levels linked with increased risk of cancer, so is cholesterol reduction safe? by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor When in comes to cholesterol levels, the mantra is usually ‘the lower the better’. The idea here is that the lower the level of cholesterol in our bloodstreams, the lower our risk of cardiovascular disease (e.g....
New study adds to the growing evidence that cholesterol reduction has dubious benefits for health by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor . However, some researchers have asked if the primary mode of action of statins is cholesterol reduction. After all, statins..., that does suggest their main mode or modes of action here do not relate to cholesterol reduction. This is not...
Cholesterol reduction and wheat by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor nmol/l (representing an "effective" LDL cholesterol of around 225 mg/dl), it would be reduced a little...). This is the pattern that responds dramatically to a sharp reduction in processed carbohydrates, especially wheat...
STATINS GET CREDIT FOR BIG REDUCTION OF BAD CHOLESTEROL by stuart Patient Expert the dramatic reduction in “bad” cholesterol comes from a multi-national survey reported today in Circulation... meeting cholesterol standards has doubled in decade; study from Netherlands finds statins can protect...
Recent review on statins ignores body of evidence that suggests these drugs don’t work through cholesterol-reduction by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor stroke). The authors state that for each 1.0 mmol/L (39 mg/dl) reduction in LDL-cholesterol, risk of vascular events was reduced by about a fifth. They go on to say “reduction of LDL cholesterol by 2-3 mmol/L...
Cholesterol-lowering foods even more cholesterol-lowering than first thought, but so what? by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor their beneficial effects through cholesterol reduction. Statins have a number of different mechanisms of action... which featured the apparent effects Flora pro-activ drinks had on supposed ‘journalist’ Chris Jones’ cholesterol...
Americans Cholesterol Average is Normal And the Bad News is... by Fiona G. Healthy Living Professional The reduction in total cholesterol numbers is most likely due to the increase in the number of statins prescribed. That is not good news to me. Statins are expensive, and I believe they encourage...
LDL cholesterol, statins, and plaque regression by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor The ASTEROID Trial reported in 2006 examined the effects of LDL cholesterol reduction... indirectly, LDL cholesterol reduction achieved with statin agents does correspond to increasing degrees...
The Portfolio Diet: Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Drugs? by Matt C. Patient Expert experienced a reduction in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL), and not surprisingly, the statin group... Find out whether the Portfolio Diet can help you lower cholesterol naturally through diet...
The Truth About the Recent Cholesterol Drug Study by Dr. Jonny B. Doctor of Philosophy Last week, the results of a new study on a cholesterol-lowering drug were released generating a ton...- and it was hard not to- you might have heard that the study showed that a cholesterol-lowering medication (Crestor...

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Symptoms ... be harmful to your liver, joints and muscles. It can also cause cholesterol problems, headaches, reduced blood pressure (hypoten ... » Read on
Treatment The first steps in lowering LDL cholesterol and triglycerides are having a low fat diet, giving ... » Read on