The Statin Damage Crisis

The Statin Damage Crisis Author Duane Graveline
ISBN-10 1424338697
Release 2012-07-01
Pages 187
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In this newly updated and re-edited 2012 edition, the side effects of cholesterol lowering statins are thoroughly assessed. Also reviewed are dietary and supplement choices that may offer benefit in the prevention of heart disease and in combating and preventing statin damage. The cholesterol lowering drugs known as statins are of proven benefit for some groups of people for the prevention of heart attacks and stroke, but statins also have a dark side. Tens of thousands of people have been victims of a huge array of statin drugs side effects, ranging from permanent cognitive dysfunction and severe personality change to disabilities from permanent peripheral neuropathy, permanent myopathy and chronic muscular degeneration. It has recently been reported that muscle pain cases frequently become permanent and many neurologists now regard statin neuropathy as predictably resistant to traditional treatment. When statins were first marketed there was seemingly no awareness of possible mitochondrial DNA effect or the importance of glial cell cholesterol to cognitive function and little or no concern that to inhibit cholesterol means to interrupt its pathway shared by both CoQ10 and dolichols and many other vital substances. Nor was it known that statins are powerful anti-inflammatory agents, the fundamental reason for their benefit in cardiovascular risk. The outmoded concept of looking at cholesterol numbers as a predictor of cardiovascular risk is increasingly being dismissed as studies point to cholesterol levels as being seemingly irrelevant to the process of atherosclerosis. In addition to the crisis of thousands of people disabled by statin associated neuro-muscular problems is the fact that many physicians still remain unaware that statins can even do this. Then there is the crisis of the growing trend of the insurance industry to use cholesterol levels as a reason to deny health care coverage or life insurance coverage. Some employers even require cholesterol levels to be below a certain number as a condition of employment. Plus the crisis of patients being forced into taking a statin because not to do so would result in having to find a new doctor. The Statin Damage Crisis looks at how statins work, the importance of cholesterol in the body, inflammation and atherosclerosis, anti-inflammatory alternatives to statins, serious side effects of statins, and dietary supplements of possible benefit to those taking statins or that were forced to stop taking a statin due to unpleasant and even disabling side effects.

Lipitor Thief of Memory

Lipitor Thief of Memory Author Duane Graveline
ISBN-10 0983383537
Release 2010-10-07
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Lipitor Thief of Memory has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Lipitor Thief of Memory also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Lipitor Thief of Memory book for free.

The Truth About Statins

The Truth About Statins Author Barbara H. Roberts
ISBN-10 9781451656404
Release 2012-04-24
Pages 304
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COULD STATIN DRUGS ACTUALLY HARM YOU? Despite the rosy picture painted in the ads of a miracle cure for high cholesterol and its attendant heart disease, the reality of taking statins may be far less pretty. Dr. Barbara H. Roberts, director of the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, discusses both the benefits and health risks of these popular drugs in this comprehensive guide that finally reveals the questionable science behind the research studies. This honest, patient-friendly appraisal of the most widely used medications in the world may shock you, but it may also save your life. Offering clear-cut, easy-to-understand information in an easily accessible fashion, Dr. Roberts explains how to take the best possible care of your heart, including: * The keys to maintaining cardiovascular well-being * How to interpret your cholesterol numbers * The frightening adverse effects of popular drugs It is time to take charge of your heart health. Learn the facts behind the hype so that you can make informed decisions on a subject vital to your continued health. If you or someone you love either takes a statin or is considering doing so, you need to read this book. Includes recipes for a delicious and heart-healthy diet, including Wasabi-Roasted Salmon, Pasta with Avocado Sauce, and Lemon-Pineapple Breakfast Muffins.

How Statin Drugs Really Lower Cholesterol and Kill You One Cell at a Time

How Statin Drugs Really Lower Cholesterol and Kill You One Cell at a Time Author James B. Yoseph
ISBN-10 0615618170
Release 2012
Pages 335
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"The Yosephs have written the most stunning expose. In plain language they reveal the science, the corruption and the enormous conspiracy it took to bring statins to market. As fast paced as a Mickey Spillane novel they report the research, the fraud and the facts like a detective in hot pursuit of a Nazi war criminal. It is riveting. They have accomplished the impossible: they have made both complex science and medical history fascinating to read. What could not be done in an expose they accomplished with almost unbelievablable ease. It will change your paradigms about medicine forever."--p.[4] of cover.

The Cholesterol Delusion

The Cholesterol Delusion Author Ernest N. Curtis
ISBN-10 9781608449620
Release 2010-11
Pages 168
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Approximately one-half of the adult population of the United States are being told that they harbor within their bodies a silent killer. This "killer" is cholesterol. Millions are prescribed cholesterol lowering drugs making these pills the most prescribed (and most profitable) medications in the history of American medicine. They are told that these drugs will protect them from the ravages of heart disease. This is patently untrue and can be easily demonstrated by critical analysis of the data presented in the very medical studies that purport to show their benefit. The cholesterol mania that has gripped the country and dominated mainstream medical thought for the past 40 years is based on widespread acceptance of a set of closely related theories variously called the Cholesterol Theory, the Lipid Hypothesis, or the Diet-Heart Theory. The Cholesterol Delusion systematically refutes these prevailing theories that link diet and blood cholesterol levels to coronary heart disease and heart attacks. The Cholesterol Delusion traces the development of these theories from their origins and shows that each step in their evolution was based on faulty evidence and unscientific reasoning. The book then takes it one step further and attacks the very foundation of the "risk factor" paradigm that has dominated cardiovascular research in particular and much of medical research in general for the past 50 years. Written in plain language for the intelligent layman, the arguments are presented in a way that can be easily understood by readers with a limited medical or technical background. The Cholesterol Delusion is must reading for anyone that has been told they have elevated cholesterol levels and/or must take medication to lower them.

The Great Cholesterol Con

The Great Cholesterol Con Author Malcom Kendrick
ISBN-10 9781843582366
Release 2008-07-07
Pages 330
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Statins are widely prescribed to lower blood cholesterol levels and claim to offer unparalleled protection against heart disease. Believed to be completely safe and capable of preventing a whole series of other conditions, they are the most profitable drug in the history of medicine. In this groundbreaking book, GP Malcolm Kendrick exposes the truth behind the hype. He will change the way we think about cholesterol forever. Rubbishing the diet-heart hypothesis, in which clinical trials 'prove' that high cholesterol causes heart disease and a high-fat diet leads to heart disease, Kendrick lambastes a powerful pharmaceutical industry and unquestioning medical profession, who, he claims, perpetuate the madcap concepts of 'good' and 'bad' cholesterol and cholesterol levels to convince millions of people to unnecessarily spend billions of pounds on statins. Clearly and comprehensively debunking assumptions on what constitute a healthy lifestyle and diet, "The Great Cholesterol Con" is the accessible, indispensable and absorbing case against statins and for a more common-sense approach to heart disease and general wellbeing. No more over-hyped miracle drugs; no more garlic, red wine, anti-oxidants, fruit or vegetables; even a vegetarian diet is rejected in this controversial yet authoritative critique of how we have been mislead over how food and drugs affect our coronary health. Here, for the first time, is the invaluable guide for anyone who though there was a miracle cure for heart disease, "The Great Cholesterol Con" is a fascinating breakthrough that will set dynamite under the whole area.

Statins Toxic Side Effects

Statins Toxic Side Effects Author David Evans
ISBN-10 1781483906
Release 2015-10-14
Pages 562
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This book uses evidence from 500 scientific papers that show, incontrovertibly, that statins not only do not improve health but cause actual harm and should be avoided. The disturbing effects of statins on death rates, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer. Statins are a health disaster for those with an underactive thyroid. How statins cause muscle disease, kidney disease, liver disease, pancreatitis and multiorgan failure. The dire consequences of statin use on the nervous system. Autoimmune diseases, arthritis and skin infections may result from statin use. Evidence is presented that reveal statins are deleterious for those that have asthma and lung diseases. Exercise performance is severely restricted by the use of the drug. People taking statins are found to have a 'foggy' brain, depression and an increased risk of violence and suicidal thoughts. Statins can damage your eyes and give you headaches. They can make men impotent, damage sperm quality and cause birth defects. Bowel problems, urinary tract infections and other general infections are exacerbated with statin use. Bone structure may be compromised and tendon rupture is more common when using the drug. These 500 studies underline the judgement of the internationally renowned cardiologist, Dr Michel de Lorgeril, who said about statins: "We'll come to the inevitable conclusion in the end that these drugs are unnecessary and toxic, they must be removed from the market."

Track Your Plaque

Track Your Plaque Author William Davis
ISBN-10 9780595316649
Release 2004
Pages 261
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It's a sad fact: 90% of all heart disease goes undetected until heart attack strikes. An annual physical won't uncover it, you may feel great, exercise and eat intelligently, your LDL cholesterol may be 92 or 192-it makes little difference. Then how can you predict your heart's future? Do you need a crystal ball? Well, you don't have a crystal ball. But you have the next best thing: Track Your Plaque, the program that shows you how to use the new heart scans to measure and control coronary plaque. Coronary plaque is heart disease that leads to heart attack. If you know you have hidden coronary plaque and how much, you have the power to take control of your heart health future. Quantifying the amount of plaque you have is the most powerful measure available to predict future heart attack, far better than knowing your cholesterol. The revolutionary program that shows you how to begin to take control of your heart's future now! Track Your Plaque is a 3-step program that shows how you can: 1) Detect and measure coronary plaque easily and inexpensively 2) Identify the causes of your coronary plaque with methods that go far beyond simple-minded cholesterol measures 3) Effectively treat the causes and gain control of your plaque Track Your Plaque reaches farther than any other available program and can provide life-changing information to seize control of your future.

The End of Illness

The End of Illness Author David B. Agus
ISBN-10 9781451610208
Release 2012-01-17
Pages 352
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Can we live robustly until our last breath? Do we have to suffer from debilitating conditions and sickness? Is it possible to add more vibrant years to our lives? In the #1 New York Times bestselling The End of Illness, Dr. David Agus tackles these fundamental questions and dismantles misperceptions about what “health” really means. Presenting an eye-opening picture of the human body and all the ways it works—and fails—Dr. Agus shows us how a new perspective on our individual health will allow us to achieve a long, vigorous life. Offering insights and access to powerful new technologies that promise to transform medicine, Dr. Agus emphasizes his belief that there is no “right” answer, no master guide that is “one size fits all.” Each one of us must get to know our bodies in uniquely personal ways, and he shows us exactly how to do that. A bold call for all of us to become our own personal health advocates, The End of Illness is a moving departure from orthodox thinking.

Statin Drugs Side Effects and the Misguided War on Cholesterol

Statin Drugs  Side Effects and the Misguided War on Cholesterol Author Duane Graveline
ISBN-10 0983383529
Release 2010-04-02
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Statin Drugs Side Effects and the Misguided War on Cholesterol has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Statin Drugs Side Effects and the Misguided War on Cholesterol also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Statin Drugs Side Effects and the Misguided War on Cholesterol book for free.

The Dark Side of Statins

The Dark Side of Statins Author Duane Graveline
ISBN-10 0983383510
Release 2010-10-01
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The Dark Side of Statins has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from The Dark Side of Statins also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full The Dark Side of Statins book for free.

The Hidden Story of Cancer 6th Edition

The Hidden Story of Cancer   6th Edition Author Brian S. Peskin
ISBN-10 0988278006
Release 2012-01-01
Pages 732
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Decades ago, Nobel Prize-winner in physiology/medicine Otto Warburg, MD, PhD., discovered the prime cause of cancer, lack of cellular oxygenation. Medical scientists in the USA verified it, too. Unfortunately, no one knew how to make use of his amazing discovery until now. Cancer is the most terrifying word in the English language. It has become a world-wide plague with no end in sight. We are told that cancer is “in our genes” and there is nothing you can do. Decades ago, Nobel Prize-winner, Otto Warburg, M.D., Ph.D., discovered cancer's prime cause, but no one knew how to make use of his amazing discovery until now. The prime cause of cancer has little to do with the current “anticancer” recommendations, such as eating more fruits and vegetables, adding soy, denying yourself delicious meats, increasing exercise, and so-called “healthy eating.” After years of painstaking, meticulous, scientific research, cancer has now been completely demystified. You will learn how to stop cancer's prime cause. Utilizing the most current, up-to-date science as found in the leading medical textbooks and cancer journals, along with Brian's unique insight and ability to “connect the dots” cancer does not have to be in yours or your loved ones' future. Physicians around the world are implementing the information found in this landmark book.

Brain Power

Brain Power Author Michael J. Gelb
ISBN-10 9781608680740
Release 2011-12-26
Pages 248
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Virtually everyone fears mental deterioration as they age. But in the past thirty years neuroscientists have discovered that the brain is actually designed to improve throughout life. How can you encourage this improvement?Brain Power shares practical, state-of-the-evidence answers in this inspiring, fun-to-read plan for action. The authors have interviewed physicians, gerontologists, and neuroscientists; studied the habits of men and women who epitomize healthy aging; and applied what they describe in their own lives. The resulting guidance; along with the accompanying downloadable Brain Sync audio program; can help you activate unused brain areas, tone mental muscles, and enliven every faculty.

The Great Cholesterol Myth

The Great Cholesterol Myth Author Jonny Bowden
ISBN-10 9781592335213
Release 2012-11-01
Pages 240
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Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols--with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol--have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side-effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading institutions have been misled for years based on creative reporting of research results from pharmaceutical companies intent on supporting the $31-billion-a-year cholesterol-lowering drug industry. The Great Cholesterol Myth reveals the real culprits of heart disease, including: - Inflammation - Fibrinogen - Triglycerides - Homocysteine - Belly fat - Triglyceride to HCL ratios - High glycemic levels Bestselling health authors Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., and Stephen Sinatra, M.D. give readers a 4-part strategy based on the latest studies and clinical findings for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease, focusing on diet, exercise, supplements, and stress and anger management. Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth. MYTHS VS. FACTS Myth–High cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a minor player in the cascade of inflammation which is a cause of heart disease. Myth–High cholesterol is a predictor of heart attack. Fact–There is no correlation between cholesterol and heart attack. Myth–Lowering cholesterol with statin drugs will prolong your life. Fact–There is no data to show that statins have a significant impact on longevity. Myth–Statin drugs are safe. Fact–Statin drugs can be extremely toxic including causing death. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in men, women and the elderly. Fact–Statin drugs do the best job in middle-aged men with coronary disease. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease because of its impact on cholesterol. Fact–Statin drugs reduce inflammation and improve blood viscosity (thinning blood). Statins are extremely helpful in men with low HDL and coronary artery disease. Myth–Saturated fat is dangerous. Fact–Saturated fats are not dangerous. The killer fats are the transfats from partially hydrogenated oils. Myth–The higher the cholesterol, the shorter the lifespan. Fact–Higher cholesterol protects you from gastrointestinal disease, pulmonary disease and hemorrhagic stroke. Myth–A high carbohydrate diet protects you from heart disease. Fact–Simple processed carbs and sugars predispose you to heart disease. Myth–Fat is bad for your health. Fact–Monounsaturated and saturated fats protect you from metabolic syndrome. Sugar is the foe in cardiovascular disease. Myth–There is good (HDL) cholesterol and bad (LDL) cholesterol. Fact–This is over-simplistic. You must fractionate LDL and HDL to assess the components. Myth–Cholesterol causes heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a theory in heart disease and only the small component of LP(a) or “bb shot” LDL predisposes one to oxidation and inflammation.

The Great Divergence

The Great Divergence Author Timothy Noah
ISBN-10 9781608196340
Release 2012-04-24
Pages 272
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For the past three decades, America has steadily become a nation of haves and have-nots. Our incomes are increasingly unequal. This steady growing apart is often mentioned as a troubling indicator by scholars and policy analysts, though seldom addressed by politicians. What economics Nobelist Paul Krugman terms "the Great Divergence" has till now been treated as little more than a talking point, a rhetorical club to be wielded in ideological battles. But this Great Divergence may be the most important change in this country during our lifetimes-a drastic, elemental change in the character of American society, and not at all for the better. The inequality gap is much more than a left-right hot potato-its causes and consequences call for a patient, non-partisan exploration. Timothy Noah's The Great Divergence, based on his award-winning series of articles for Slate, surveys the roots of the wealth gap, drawing on the best thinking of contemporary economists and political scientists. Noah also explores potential solutions to the problem, and explores why the growing rich-poor divide has sparked remarkably little public anger, in contrast to social unrest that prevailed before the New Deal. The Great Divergence is poised to be one of the most talked-about books of 2012, a jump-start to the national conversation about the shape of American society in the 21st century, and a work that will help frame the debate in a Presidential election year.

The Cholesterol Myths

The Cholesterol Myths Author Uffe Ravnskov
ISBN-10 0967089719
Release 2002
Pages 320
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The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease

The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease Author Jonny Bowden
ISBN-10 9781592337125
Release 2015-08-15
Pages 352
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"Now includes 100 recipes for preventing and reversing heart disease from the The great cholesterol cookbook.