In this podcast we talk about cholesterol.
We look at what the research actually says about it.
Does high cholesterol cause heart disease?
We also talk about statin (cholesterol lowering) drugs.
We discuss an editorial that was written in the Journal of the American Medical Association that found for every 100 people taking a statin...
2 avoid a myocardial infarction
98 don't experience any benefit
0 mortality benefit
5-20 experience muscle aches, fatigue, cognitive dysfunction, increased risk of diabetes.
We also talk about the paper from 17 international physicians based on a review of patient data of almost 1.3 million people.
The paper found no evidence that high levels of total cholesterol or of "bad" cholesterol cause heart disease.
We also talk about the real causes of heart disease and the best natural approaches you can take to prevent the disease.