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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…quarter occur in people with no risk factors at all. For these clean-living folks—who don’t smoke, and don’t have high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or diabetes—chronic low-grade inflammation and the resulting damage to arteries may be the culprit. Get the Red Out So, how do you reduce inflammation…

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7 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

…-being. Common Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism * Fatigue, despite getting adequate sleep * Weight gain and an inability to lose weight * High cholesterol or triglycerides * Depression that won’t go away * Chronic constipation * Dry skin or thinning hair * Cold hands and feet If you complain to…

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Success Stories From Health & Healing Subscribers

…Today James weighs 185 pounds, and his diabetes is under control—without medication. Marlene A. of Michigan was told by her doctor that her high cholesterol (373) and triglycerides (429) were “inherited.” He prescribed a cholesterol-lowering statin drug, and scoffed at the idea that low thyroid…

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Benefits of Krill Oil

…a much lower dose, while others have demonstrated that the same dose can confer better results. For example, in one study, 120 patients with high cholesterol were divided into four groups and given 1–3 g of krill oil (based on body mass index), 3 g of fish oil, or placebo. After three months, fish…

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Natural Remedies for High Cholesterol

…from Astra-Zeneca, or any of the makers of statin drugs, is that while they’re busy defending their profits a far better natural remedy for high cholesterol has been developed—called Cholactiv®. Clinical Trials Prove Cholactiv Works The Cholactiv blend is a combination of special grape seed extract…

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5 Secrets to Lowering Cholesterol Naturally

There is a definite relationship between high cholesterol and heart disease. It’s estimated that a drop of one point in cholesterol reduces the overall risk of a heart attack by 2 percent. Aware of this relationship, most conventional doctors prescribe cholesterol-lowering statin drugs for patients…

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Lose Weight, Lose Diabetes

…office,’ and those meals were usually ‘supersized’ so I could get as much food as possible for my money. “I already had hypertension and high cholesterol when a routine physical found a fasting blood sugar of 160, and I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Fortunately for me, my doctor gave me an…

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New Statin Drug Guidelines Are Bad for Patients

…could easily double the number of people taking Lipitor, Zocor, Crestor, Pravachol and other statin medications. Now, you don’t need to have a high cholesterol level to “require” a statin drug. Heck, you don’t even need to have heart disease. Diabetes and other risk factors for heart attack and…

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Preventing Heart Disease Naturally

…if you’re at high risk—and you don’t need powerful prescription drugs or surgery for cardiovascular disease prevention. * If You Have High Cholesterol: Get regular physical exercise, which helps to raise your protective HDL cholesterol, preventing heart disease. A half-hour four or five days…

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Statin Drugs Side Effects May Include Heart Failure

…one study published in the American Journal of Cardiology, Texas cardiologist Peter Langsjoen, M.D., and colleagues studied patients who had high cholesterol but were free of heart disease. They obtained blood levels of CoQ10 and echocardiograms of their hearts, and then started them on Lipitor, 20…

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Diabetes Complication #1: Heart Disease

…concerns. Other studies have demonstrated that even in the absence of other heart disease risk factors, such as high blood pressure, smoking, high cholesterol, or a family history of heart disease, people living with diabetes are still at a much higher risk of heart attack, stroke, and death from cardiovascular…

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