The management of cholesterol and cardiovascular (CV) risk has dramatically changed since the advent of statin drugs (Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor). In the past, patients had only diet and exercise to lower lipid levels. Now, with widespread use of statins, the “knee-jerk” response to hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol) has been statin use.
What is erectile dysfunction? The answer is simple: An inability to consistently attain and maintain an erection satisfactory for sexual intercourse. It’s also called impotence, as the condition was known until the term erectile dysfunction, or ED, was coined in 1992.
But the answer to erectile dysfunction isn’t the same
Every five years the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture issue Dietary Guidelines for Americans. The recommendations are based on the latest research on nutrition and public health.
The guidelines released at the beginning of January, like those issued in years past, have their share
Aloe vera has long been used externally as an antiseptic to ease sunburns and unpleasant skin conditions such as psoriasis, but research shows aloe vera can help your body internally, too. Discover the 6 health benefits of aloe vera juice on your heart.
By Orli R. Etingin, MD, Editor-in-Chief
Many of my patients ask how best to protect themselves against heart disease and whether they should see cardiac specialists.
It’s important to understand that heart disease is different in women than in men, with women less likely to experience the classic chest pain/angina symptoms. This
Just a quick scan of our News Bulletin post will bring you up to date regarding the latest news events and health trends. Today’s topic is lowering cholesterol naturally using food, supplements and herbs.
Integrative physicians recommend lowering cholesterol naturally without the use of the side-effect-prone statin drugs. But how do you do that? Start with these top three strategies and see if your numbers don’t resolve in 6 weeks to…