Inflammation and heart health

Understanding Inflammation and Heart Health

Many people think of cholesterol and statin drugs when they think about heart disease risk, but new research has shown that over half of people who have heart attacks have normal cholesterol[3]. Moreover, LDL cholesterol levels do not predict cardiovascular disease accurately, and statin treatments for high cholesterol may not help prevent heart disease[4][5]. In
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Heart Health

Heart Disease, Inflammation, and the Cholesterol Myth

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death of men and women in developed countries. It tops the list of most serious health problems. Between 84 million and 121.5 million adults in the United States have some form of cardiovascular disease. Meaning nearly half of American adults may have heart disease. Over one in
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statin medications

Harmful Side Effects of Statin Medications

For years, we have been warned about high cholesterol levels. Doctors monitor cholesterol levels and if they get too high, they often prescribe statins. Many Americans today take statin medications. According to the American Council of Science and Health, “in 2015-16, the CDC found that 50% of men aged 60 years and older were taking a medication
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