Getting Off Of Statins

3 Times Conventional Treatments Trump Alternative Medicine

…Stent protocol calls for using Plavix indefinitely. Research has shown that if you go off Plavix, or substitute it with another drug, there is a small chance—about 3 percent—of a having a heart attack. To get “extra insurance” against clot formation, you could consider taking 50 mg of nattokinase…

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CoQ10 Facts: What You Should Know

…drops off as you get older. When I put people on CoQ10, they often feel 10 years younger! * CoQ10 is a powerful antioxidant. It cleans up the destructive free radicals that are by-products of the energy production process. * If you’re on a statin medication, you MUST take CoQ10. Not only do statins stop…

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Low Cholesterol Levels Can Hurt Your Immune System

…important—here are the levels I recommend. Also, if you’re on a statin medication purely for cholesterol lowering you may want to consider talking to your doctor about getting off of them. While I don’t hesitate to prescribe statin drugs for men under age 75 with diagnosed cardiovascular disease or…

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5 Dining Secrets that Help to Take Off the Pounds

…but how you eat it. So, I thought I would give you some of my favorite dining secrets for taking off the pounds. * Begin your meal with a salad or a cup of vegetable soup, which helps to take the edge off your appetite. * Cut your foods into smaller pieces. As the above study showed, when you divide your…

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Improved Energy: One of the Top Benefits of CoQ10

…the energy production process. When your body is low on CoQ10, it's like running on weak batteries. Unfortunately, many people write off this feeling as a sign of getting old. They never realize that the real cause of the problem is a CoQ10 deficiency. One of the most serious heart conditions caused by…

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Diabetes and Heart Disease

…-lowering statin drugs can cause diabetes. For many years now, we’ve known that statin drug use can contribute to diabetes. In fact, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started requiring statin drug makers to put a diabetes warning on their labels. So, while I do continue to recommend statins for…

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Healthy Blood Pressure: How to Help Our Kids

…children, all we had to monitor was television viewing. Now we have the internet, cell phones, and electronic games to contend with. So, get the whole family off the couch and go out for a walk, bike ride, or toss the ball around in the yard. * Serve Healthy Meals: High salt, high trans-fat meals—which…

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Best Multivitamins for Women: What the Media Didn't Report

…copper. The best multivitamins for women should have less than the RDA of copper since copper can also act as a pro-oxidant. The bottom line is we get enough copper from water going through mostly copper pipes. • There are no downsides to taking magnesium—only enormous benefits. Magnesium helps…

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