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Cardiovascular Disease & Prevention Update: Part I

A while ago, I wrote a blog about cardiovascular disease (CVD) and how you can prevent it. I thought it might need some updates. First, I find it curious that although CVD is more likely to kill you, fear of CVD is not on the top 30 list of fears. Instead of fear of things […]

Learn More About Your Levels – Tips for Understanding Cholesterol

Much has been written about controlling cardiovascular disease by controlling cholesterol levels in the blood. You might not know this, but we don’t actually measure cholesterol directly. Instead, tests measure lipoproteins that transport cholesterol, which you might be more familiar with by the names HDL (high-density lipoprotein), LDL (low-density lipoprotein) et al. Levels of HDL, […]

Taking Statins? Why You Should Think About CoQ-10

A decade ago, government studies showed that about 50% of men and 35% of women in the U.S. between the ages of 65 and 74 used statin drugs. Even in the 46 – 64 age group, about 1 in 5 men and women were taking a statin. Data hasn’t been gathered as religiously of late, […]