Exactly How to lower Cholesterol without Medication?
According to a report by NDC Health which tracks health care trends, statin drugs like Lipitor and Zocor, although highly promoted on TV, have been stopped after four months by two thirds of people for whom they were prescribed. So why are people stopping their statin drugs? Sometimes it’s [...]
The natural treatment for type II diabetes
A commonly prescribed drug for type II diabetes is metformin. It is the first-line drug of choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, in particular, in overweight and obese people and those with normal kidney function Its use in gestational diabetes has been limited by safety concerns. It [...]
In these excerpts from his interview with KQED’s science and environment series QUEST, cardiologist Dean Ornish talks about heart health, diet and his findings on how to reverse heart disease.
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Treatment for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
The most severe type of fatigue, Chronic Fatigue Immune Deficiency Syndrome has been validated by the Center For Disease control (CDC) as a serious medical disease with a probable genetic vulnerability. The CDC estimates more than 1 million Americans have the condition, with women suffering at four times the rate among [...]
Metabolic Syndrome, previously known as Syndrome X and cardio-metabolic syndrome or insulin resistance syndrome is defined by any three of the following criteria:
Blood pressure greater than 13O/85
Triglycerides greater than 150 mg/dl
Blood sugar greater than 100 mg/dl
Waist circumference >40 inches in men and >35 inches in women
HDL below 40 mg/dl in men and <40 mg/dl in [...]