You would never know it by watching the TV commercials for the cholesterol drugs but medical reports overwhelmingly recommend lifestyle and dietary changes before the drugs are prescribed. Here is a sample of a few of those articles:
American Journal of Cardiology in 2004, “National guidelines have promulgated therapeutic lifestyle changes as a standard of [...]
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 [...]
The FDA has just approved the first new weight loss drug in 13 years called Belviq (lorcaserin). This is essentially a “new and improved” version of Fen-Phen pulled by the FDA in 1997 due to heart valve problems. On the same day this week of the new drug’s approval, a recommendation against using diet [...]
Ways to help cholesterol reduction naturally
Two new medical studies show that the “low carb” Atkins diet may be harmful for the heart. A June 2012 study from the British Medical Journal followed a random sample of 43, 396 Swedish women aged 30 to 49 completed an extensive dietary questionnaire and were followed up for [...]
How to lower high blood pressure naturally
Some quick facts about high blood pressure:
Hypertension is the third leading cause of death in this country.
The higher your blood pressure the shorter your life expectancy.
Up to the age of 60 women are less likely than men to develop high blood pressure but after age 60 women take the [...]