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RHR: The Functional Medicine Approach to High Cholesterol
The message that “cholesterol is bad” is out of date and doesn’t match the most recent scientific evidence. Today I discuss the six underlying causes of high cholesterol and how to address them.
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RHR: How Your Lipoprotein(a) Level Affects Your Risk of Heart Disease
In today's episode, we're addressing a listener question on lipoprotein(a), a small, dense, highly inflammatory lipoprotein. Keep reading for more details.
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What the Media Isn’t Telling You About Statin Drug Trials
Media reports about statin drugs dramatically overstate their effectiveness, while understating their risk. Dr. Malcolm Kendrick released an article about how deceptive and misleading media reporting on statin drug trials can be.
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The Diet–Heart Myth: Statins Don’t Save Lives in People without Heart Disease
In this article, I will debunk the myth that statin drugs save lives in healthy people without heart disease and discuss some of the little known side effects and risks associated with these drugs.
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Low Cholesterol Is Associated with Higher Risk of Death in Women
In this episode we discuss a study showing low cholesterol is associated with higher risk of death in women, and other topics.
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The Hidden Truth about Statins
Statins are the most popular drugs in history. Yet statins have been shown to have serious side effects and complications in up to 30% of people who take them.
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More on Statin Side Effects
In this article, Dr. John Briffa highlights the significant side effects of statin drugs, and the considerable effort pharmaceutical companies and the medical establishment spend trying to convince people that these drugs are safe.
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Research Alert: Statins Dangerous for Pregnant Women!
The mainstream scientific community finally wakes up and publicly acknowledges the risks of statin drugs to pregnant women.
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More Statin Shenanigans
Find out what the mainstream media isn't telling you about the new JUPITER study, which is being used as the basis for recommending statins for millions of people with no evidence of heart disease.
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