• Cholesterol Con Exposed?

    | January 2, 2010 | Comments (3)

    THE GREAT CHOLESTEROL CON! The REAL truth you’re not being told about cholesterol … and why taking cholesterol-lowering statins does your health much more harm than good… Big Pharma has made every effort to ensure that statin drugs are prescribed to everyone. Are you next? Even if you are in good health, chances are you’ll […]

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RED ALERT: Statin Drugs Speed Up The Ageing Process

| October 8, 2015 | Comments (0)

Here’s something you won’t see in mainstream newspapers: “Cholesterol-lowering statin drugs make regular users become older faster, leaving them open to long-term mental and physical decline, according to disturbing new research.” If you are a regular reader of the Daily Health and The Cholesterol Truth, this should come as no surprise, because all you need […]

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Statin Drugs: To Take Or Not To Take

| October 1, 2015 | Comments (0)

“My cholesterol level is 5.7 do I need statin drugs?” Every week, my inbox fills up with emails from people who desperately want to know if they must follow their doctor’s advice on taking cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. Of course, I can’t give individual medical advice but I always say that taking a drug (any drug) […]

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Statin Drugs Needlessly Given To Healthy Elderly Patients

| September 24, 2015 | Comments (0)

The following question was posted on the Daily Mail’s ‘Ask the Doctor’ column: “I retired six months ago and my doctor prescribed me 40mg simvastatin tablets [a cholesterol-lowering statin drug]. My liver tests were normal and my cholesterol level was 5. When I asked why I needed statins, I was informed that as I was […]

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Oral Health: Brushing And Flossing Can Help Protect Your Heart

| September 17, 2015 | Comments (0)

Many people may not think so, but good oral health can in fact protect your heart. Since the late 90’s we’ve seen growing evidence that periodontal disease (an advanced form of gum inflammation) may be linked to an increased risk of heart disease. Back in 1997, US researchers revealed that patients with advanced gum disease, […]

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Heart Diseases: Simple Steps To Keep Your Heart Healthy And Young

| September 8, 2015 | Comments (0)

When it comes to preventing heart disease the mainstream’s all-too-common mantra is to take statin drugs. While this advice is questionable (at the very least), it turns out that millions of seemingly healthy people are walking around with hearts that are ageing much faster than their bodies. Worst still, they probably don’t realise that there […]

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Statins: Doctor’s Advice Leaves Patients Confused And Helpless

| September 3, 2015 | Comments (1)

“Total Confusion.” That’s all the email subject line said. And I thought: “I bet this is about statin drugs or cholesterol, or both.” I was right. How low can you go? Here’s what Alice — a regular reader of our specialist blog The Cholesterol Truth — wrote in her email: “Both my husband and I […]

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