Tag Archives: statins

Heart Health: Are Statins Worth the Risk

I have done several posts detailing risks associated with taking statin drugs to lower cholesterol in an effort to improve heart health. You can type “heart health” or “cholesterol” into the search box and quite a few past posts will … Continue reading

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Healthy Heart: A Real Life Success Story

I love it when someone asks for help and actually listens and follows through! Last August a close friend and colleague of my husband’s stopped by and wanted me to look at his bloodwork and give him my thoughts. He … Continue reading

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Heart Health: Daily Statins for Long Life or Is There a Better Way?

The whole point of taking any drug is to resolve the health problem. Right? So then if you are taking a drug daily to prevent a problem from occurring in the first place, you would expect there to be great … Continue reading

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Health: 5 Drug Combinations to Avoid

I’m not a big fan of pharmaceutical drugs, whether prescription or over the counter. However, I do know there are times when it is necessary to take them. That being said, I just wanted to share some information that could … Continue reading

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Health and Your Heart: Why You May Not Be Getting the Benefits of Omega 3s

Improving blood pressure, lowering your risk of cardiovascular disease, including reducing the risk of sudden heart attack and stroke are just three of the many heart health benefits associated with supplementing with Omega-3 fatty acids. You will see on this … Continue reading

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It’s in the Blood

We’ve all had blood work done as part of a physical. And then for most people the doctor gives them copies of their results with some chicken scratch scrawled on it and says either – you’re fine, the levels are … Continue reading

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Smoking “Yolks” – Who Do You Believe?

I don’t know if anyone else saw this story on the news last week. They said that studies found a definite link between the number of whole eggs and egg yolks in particular a person eats and the amount of … Continue reading

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