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Statin Use On The Rise According To CDC

Statin Use On The Rise According To CDC

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Statin Use More Americans than ever are taking cholesterol-lowering medications. Federal health officials reported recently. Because the percentage of adults aged 40 and older taking drugs. So that combat high cholesterol rose from 20 percent to 28 percent. Between 2003 and 2012, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Because, the use of statins increased from 18 …

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos

Certain Antibiotic/Statin Combos May Be Unsafe Mix: Study

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Certain Antibiotic Certain Antibiotic like clarithromycin along with the cholesterol-lowering meds had higher risk of side effects. So seniors who take the antibiotic Biaxin (clarithromycin). Along with certain types of cholesterol-lowering statins are at risk for drug interaction side effects that can lead to hospitalization and or even death. A new study suggests. “But physicians need to be made aware …

3 Factors That Affect Your High Blood Pressure

Blood Pressure Guidelines Should Be Followed To Saves Lives And Reduce Dollars

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Blood Pressure Guidelines If all Americans had their high blood pressure controlled. 56,000 fewer heart attacks and strokes would occur each year. And 13,000 fewer people would die. Without increasing health costs, a new study claims. So one of the reasons we need Blood Pressure Guidelines. However, 44 percent of U.S. adults with elevated blood pressure. Do not have it …

Support Heart Health

Red Yeast Rice And CoQ10 Supports Amazing Heart Health

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Red Yeast Rice Famous author, blogger, and speaker, Michael Hyatt once said, “It is not your experience, knowledge, or skills. Your heart is your most important leadership tool.” He sounded true, not only figuratively, but also matter-of-factly; when he voiced this quote. Not talking specifically about Red Yeast Rice. Without a second thought, your heart is a life-maintaining organ. A …

Chocolate & Heart Health

Chocolate And Heart Health: No Longer Just For Romance

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Chocolate and Heart Health Many of us happily know by now that a little dark chocolate goes a long way. Not only does it make us feel good, it is good for our bodies as well. Cocoa and dark chocolate specific flavanols (a type of antioxidant family) that has been shown in studies to support healthy blood pressure and healthy …

Getting Enough CoQ10

Statin Cholesterol: Getting Enough CoQ10 When On A Statin Cholesterol Management Drug

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Statin Cholesterol You know by reading our blog forum that even reasonably healthy folks will likely be prescribed any number of pharmaceutical statins. This is courtesy of the new cholesterol treatment guidelines aggressively proposed by the American Heart Association. Nothing to fear, really. You should always be quite mindful of your own unique cholesterol levels. We say “unique” because cholesterol …

CoQ10: Improving Run Times & Heart Health

Best CoQ10: Improving Run Times & Heart Health

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Best CoQ10 Coenzyme Q10 not only has a pretty cool name (CoQ10).  It is one of the most powerful health-promoting supplements on the market. In fact, there are thousands of studies showing its positive influence on energy. Specifically as energy relates to cardiovascular wellness. More recent research has shown that CoQ10 supplementation supports healthy cholesterol levels and thus may reduce …

Eating Walnuts Can Help Your Heart

Eating Walnuts Can Help Your Heart

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Eating Walnuts According to researchers in Germany. Walnuts are great for the heart (and tasty, too). Because in a new study published in the peer-reviewed journal Metabolism. The scientific team gave study participants. Who were healthy men and women. 1.5 ounces of walnuts to eat daily for eight weeks. The team checked the participants’ levels of LDL cholesterol and apolipoprotein …