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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…patterns and evaluate your Lp(a) level. Treating Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol The best treatment to help neutralize Lp(a) is 1–3 g of niacin daily. When you take niacin, particularly at such high levels, you may experience a hot, tingly sensation—the famous “niacin flush.” The best way to deal with…

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Your Doctor Says No to Supplements, Now What?

…Centers reports 11 deaths, supposedly, from supplement use during the last 27 years. I say “supposedly” because the circumstances linking the supplements to actual deaths are questionable. This is a tremendous safety record. * Also remember how supplements compare to prescription drugs. A 2011 study…

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The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

…of the PAM diet, nutritional supplements, and exercise. * If your Lp(a) is high, my top recommendation to neutralize it is to take 1-3 g of niacin daily. I also recommend fish or squid oil (1 or 2 g daily) and either one of two natural clot-busting enzyme supplements: nattokinase (50 mg twice a day…

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My Advice to the Presidential Candidates—and to You

…alleviate the incredible amount of stress they’re under. For one it may be prayer and meditation that helps, for another it might be a blend of supplements or listening to 10 minutes of soothing music. In all cases I would urge them to exercise every day. Whatever the remedy may be, I’d encourage them—and…

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The Heart Health Benefits of Vitamin C

…Benefits of Vitamin C Vitamin C is an “essential” nutrient, meaning our bodies don’t manufacture it—so you need to get it from foods or supplements. I recommend taking 1,000 mg of vitamin C in the morning. It’s also important to eat vitamin C-rich foods, including broccoli, tomatoes, strawberries…

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