Statin drugs, prescribed to lower cholesterol and control cardiovascular health, can actually cause more harm to your body. Lowering cholesterol can put you at risk and can cause you to develop cancer, according to Andreas Moritz. He says it can't be proven that cholesterol causes heart disease.
Dr. Ryan Bradley clears up confusion regarding cholesterol numbers and what kind of cholesterol you should be keeping track of. Find out what LDL really is and why you need to know about it. Also, find out what Dr. Bradley thinks of cholesterol lowering medications that are so commonly prescribed.
Do cholesterol levels and heart attack risks go hand in hand? Not necessarily says Dr. Terry Grossman. There may be better markers for heart disease risk than just cholesterol level. Find out what tests you might want to consider getting instead of relying on just cholesterol.
So many people go to the doctor with high cholesterol and end up on a statin or cholesterol lowering drug for years, if not their entire lives. Dr. Peter Glidden says there is something fundamentally wrong with that and that prolonged statin use can lead to many more serious conditions.
Find out why Dr. Peter Glidden says this about two medications in this video. He also discusses the role of cholesterol and how current MDs are misguided in their thinking of cholesterol and cholesterol lowering drugs. Dr. Glidden also illustrates the danger of increased use of statin drugs and why certain conditions are also on the rise.
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