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Lower Cholesterol Naturally with B Vitamins

Lower Cholesterol Naturally with B Vitamins

B vitamins are often referred to as the “energy vitamins” because they help your body’s natural process of obtaining energy from the food you eat. When consumed, they literally provide your body with a “boost” of energy.

Statin Alternative May Reduce Heart Attack Risk

A study presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the American Heart Association revealed several key findings that will impact millions of people worldwide.
In a nutshell, the lower your low-density lipoprotein levels (LDL—“bad”—cholesterol), the greater your protection against heart attack. Moreover, LDL levels below 70 mg/dL appear to be

Over Time, Slightly Elevated LDL Cholesterol Increases Heart Risk

It is well known that the longer you smoke cigarettes, the greater your risk of heart disease. Now it appears that ongoing, higher-than-normal cholesterol levels have the same effect.
A study conducted at Duke Clinical Research Institute found that 55-year-old adults with moderately elevated levels of non-HDL cholesterol for 11 to

High-Risk Coronary Artery Disease More Complex than Once Thought

Factors that increase the risk of heart attack are well known, and include high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, obesity, smoking, and lack of exercise. Modifying these risk factors may reduce the risk of heart attack, yet may not stop it from happening. Worse, doctors can’t predict if—or when—a

5 Powerful Pantethine Benefits

5 Powerful Pantethine Benefits

Pantethine benefits include stress support and significant cholesterol reduction. And that’s not all. But first, what is pantethine? And, what is the best source and dose of this powerful supplement?

Ask the Doctor: Statins and Memory Loss

Q. Can statin medications cause memory problems?
A. A number of anecdotal reports suggest a link between cholesterol-lowering statin drugs and impaired cognitive function. Some statin users have complained of memory loss, “foggy” thinking, or an inability to recall words or concentrate—symptoms that stopped after they quit using the medications.
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