Statin drugs are a sweetheart alright - a $25 billion a year industry sweetheart that is! Not only are they the best-selling drug class out there, but they provide an almost endless list of side effects that assure the hapless taker a lifetime of expensive medical treatment. Statins are a Big Pharma dream-come-true./hr5>
Heart Disease -High Cholesterol Fat and cholesterol are virtually interchangeable words these days and both have negative connotations, neither of which is strictly correct.
Including high-cholesterol foods as part of a healthy diet may not be the poor dietary choice we have all been told it is, suggests a new study published in the journal Nature Medicine.
A recent study supports previous findings that suggest garlic may reduce cholesterol.
I start to think it a dead horse then, I see this same scenario play out again, patients come to me terrified of their own cholesterol, in a panic because another doctor told them to take a drug to lower their cholesterol or die of a heart attack.
If the diagnosis of high cholesterol sounds like a death sentence to your ears, you may be the victim of cholesterol propaganda.
Lowering cholesterol levels has been a major focus of the medical profession for the last three decades.
As an ex-drug chemist, I witnessed how drug side-effects are hidden from patients and doctors by "big Pharma."