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Daily Aspirin Guidelines Reversed

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks, Heart Disease, Stroke by Garry Messick0 Comments

American doctors have long advised people at risk for a heart attack to take a daily low-dose aspirin.

The idea is that aspirin makes the blood thinner. This prevents clotting, which in turn prevents a heart attack or stroke.

But major new research reveals that daily aspirin hurts more than helps many of the people who take it.[i]

The study was published in the journal JAMA Neurology.

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What Happens When You Skip Breakfast? 2,000 Death Records Reveal the Answer

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Longevity by Garry Messick0 Comments

You’ve heard it before…

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.”

Eating breakfast is linked to lower body weight, better cognitive performance, and healthier blood sugar levels.[i]

But it turns out that an early meal has an even more important benefit.[ii]

A new study shows that people who skip breakfast have a much higher risk of dying of heart disease.

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Antibiotics Most Dangerous Side Effect: A Heart Attack

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Heart Attacks by Garry Messick0 Comments

Mainstream doctors have known for years that they prescribe way too many antibiotics. A study by the Centers for Disease Control found they write 47 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions a year.

Physicians hand them out for minor infections that would clear up on their own. Or they prescribe them for patients with viruses. Of course, antibiotics have no effect on viruses.

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The Great Statin Scam

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

We’ve been telling you for years that statin drugs are overprescribed. Nearly 30% of Americans over 40 take them to lower their cholesterol. But mainstream doctors ignore the fact that more 75% of people who suffer heart attacks have normal or low levels of cholesterol.

And they downplay the side effects. They include muscle aches and increased risk of diabetes. They are also linked to memory loss, artery calcification, and vitamin deficiencies.

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Yes, Your ‘Bad’ Cholesterol Can Be Too Low

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Big Pharma, Cholesterol, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Mainstream doctors have one message when it comes to “bad” LDL cholesterol: The lower, the better.

That’s why they pump you full of statins, hoping to decrease your LDL readings as low as they possibly can.

But new research shows they may be doing grave damage to your health.

The study was published in the journal Neurology. Scientists looked at the medical records of 27,937 subjects who were enrolled in the Women’s Health Study.

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One Simple Strategy Increases Your Chances of Quitting Smoking by 583%

In All Health Watch, Anti-Aging, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular by Garry Messick0 Comments

Big Pharma has all kinds of products to help you quit smoking…

You can try chewing nicotine gum to reduce cravings. You can wear nicotine patches. Or you can try smoking cessation drugs like Chantix (varenicline) or Zyban (bupropion).

The problem is that none of these methods work very well.

A 2016 study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that only 19-27% of smokers can successfully quit using nicotine replacement or medications.

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