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Should You Take A Statin Drug?

…(rosuvastatin calcium). In selected patients, statin drugs can improve quality of life and may even save your life. In addition to their ability lower LDL cholesterol levels, statin drugs have been known to help stabilize plaque in acute coronary syndromes, so it’s logical to me that they have a probable…

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With Cholesterol, Focus on the Right Numbers

…destruction and cardiovascular disease. Many doctors have still focused on ridding the body of LDL cholesterol. Yet, despite aggressive efforts to lower LDL cholesterol many heart patients continue to be at significant risk for cardiovascular events. This suggests to me that doctors should switch their cholesterol…

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The Benefits of Omega-3 Fatty Acids for Blood Pressure

…precursor, alpha linolenic acid. Besides the blood pressure lowering benefits of omega-3 fatty acids, you’ll be rewarded with healthier skin, lower LDL cholesterol levels, improved digestion and a cleaner bowel, which results in less energy drain on the liver—the most important filter of the body. When…

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Reducing Cholesterol With Statin Drugs

…cholesterol-lowering agents if you are not on a statin drug, because of its ability to increase HDL cholesterol (the “good” cholesterol) and lower LDL cholesterol levels (the “bad” cholesterol). Low doses in the range of 100–300 mg three times daily are often effective without resulting in side effects…

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Viva Las Vegas: The Annual Anti-Aging Conference

…successfully for years. The talk included approaches for lowering blood pressure naturally, as well as how to increase HDL cholesterol levels, lower LDL cholesterol levels, and improve blood circulation without drugs. Dr. Sinatra spoke at the last two annual Orlando-based American Academy for Anti-Aging…

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CoQ10 Supplement: Energy on Call

…least 100–300 mg of CoQ10 supplement daily if you have any form of heart disease (the most serious cases and those people taking a statin to lower LDL cholesterol levels may require even more). For best results, take your CoQ10 supplement in divided doses with your meals. It’s more readily absorbed with…

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Understanding The French Paradox

…risk factors among the French. Indeed, quercetin has been shown to reduce blood stickiness or clumping, improve poor blood circulation, and lower LDL cholesterol levels. Although red wine in moderation (about one 6-oz. glass every other day) is reasonable, the daily intake of red wine can injure liver…

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