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Worried About Your Heart? Don’t Lose Weight, Do This Instead

In All Health Watch, Diet and Nutrition, Featured Article, Heart and Cardiovascular, Weight Loss by INH Research0 Comments

The first advice mainstream doctors often give to heart disease patients is to lose weight.

On some level, this makes sense. The lower your body weight, the easier it is for your heart to pump blood through it.

But a major new study shows that losing weight does NOT help heart patients live longer. In fact, for some of them, it actually increases the risk of death.

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More Americans than Ever Take Statins…and the Heart Disease Epidemic Keeps Growing

In All Health Watch, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Health Warning, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

The number of people taking statin medications has soared by 50% in just the last 15 years. Today, nearly a third of Americans over 40 are taking one or more of these cholesterol-lowering drugs.1

What effect has that had on reducing cardiovascular disease in America?

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Got Gout? Beware of This New Drug

In All Health Watch, Arthritis, Big Pharma, Featured Article, Heart Attacks, Pain Relief by INH Research1 Comment

When a new drug hits the market, doctors are often eager to prescribe it even if it doesn’t work any better than older medications.

That’s because they are influenced by Big Pharma’s marketing tactics. Drug reps flood doctors’ offices with freebies. They offer free meals, merchandise, or even cash in the form of “consulting fees.”

Big Pharma pushes new drugs because they are more expensive than older medications…and far more profitable.

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What’s More Annoying Than Nighttime Bathroom Trips? A Heart Attack

In All Health Watch, Featured Article, General Health, Heart and Cardiovascular by INH Research0 Comments

Middle-age people and seniors are often told not to drink water at bedtime. That way they can avoid disrupting their sleep with nighttime trips to the bathroom.

Men with an enlarged prostate often have problems with frequent nighttime urination. Avoiding drinking anything in the evening is a way to combat it.

But researchers have found that this advice can backfire. Going to bed thirsty can cause something far worse than annoying bathroom visits.

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