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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, […]

How to Stop Cardiovascular Disease

Heart disease is still the primary cause of death and disability, and today it is largely preventable. “Largely preventable” means that lifestyle choices play a major factor. It can be difficult to effect lasting lifestyle changes, though – I would encourage you to check our recent blog on akrasia to learn more about why people […]

Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Disease

According to a recent study presented at the American College of Cardiology annual meeting, boosting vitamin D levels in the blood appears to help those deficient in the nutrient lower their risk of heart disease by about 30%. Though these findings are preliminary, many experts feel that it’s worth taking a closer look at the […]