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Seniors Without Heart Disease Shouldn’t Take Statins, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, General Health, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Longevity by INH Research0 Comments

Big Pharma pushes statins like candy at Halloween. And the older you get, the more likely it is your doctor will try to get you to take one of these cholesterol medications.

Nearly half of American seniors take a statin. Now, a new study has found that they do more harm than good in most people over 65.1

The data show that, if anything, the drugs increase the risk of death from a heart attack.

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Stop Cancer and Heart Disease on Your Way to Work

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Featured Article, Fitness and Exercise, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Disease by INH Research0 Comments

You can dramatically cut your risk of cancer and heart disease on the way to work.

That’s the message of a major new study out of the UK. Researchers at the University of Glasgow followed 150,000 workers for five years. The scientists found that one commuting habit was literally the difference between life and death.

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One Fruit Stops Metabolic Syndrome, Study Finds

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

More than a third of Americans suffer from metabolic syndrome. The deadly condition increases your risk of heart disease fourfold. And it makes you 30 times more likely to develop diabetes.1

Metabolic syndrome is characterized by five risk factors: high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high levels of triglycerides, low levels of HDL (“good”) cholesterol, and belly fat. If you have three or more of these symptoms, you likely have metabolic syndrome.

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We’ve Been Fighting the Wrong Enemy in the War on Heart Disease

In All Health Watch, Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease by INH Research1 Comment

For decades, cardiologists have considered “soft” plaque your heart’s worst enemy. This is plaque made up mostly of cholesterol and fatty compounds. It’s also called “lipid-laden.”

Doctors believed that soft plaque in coronary arteries was the kind most likely to rupture, block the flow of blood, and give you a heart attack.1

Statin drugs are prescribed specifically to prevent soft plaque.

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New Statin Danger Revealed

In All Health Watch, Cancer, Cholesterol, Diabetes, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by INH Research1 Comment

Would you jump into the middle of a fire to get out of the smoke?

A new study finds that is exactly what you do when you take statin drugs.

In the last 20 years, statin use has skyrocketed. At the same time, type 2 diabetes has become an epidemic. The new research shows the two trends are no coincidence.

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