Heart Disease

Revisiting The Health Benefits Of Grapefruit

For the millions of people who take cholesterol-lowering drugs, grapefruit is a no-no. It can block an enzyme that breaks down statin drugs like Lipitor, causing extremely dangerous levels of these drugs to be released into your bloodstream. Grapefruit (and other citrus fruit, including Seville oranges and limes) also interacts with many other drugs too, […]

If Doctors Won’t Take Statins, Why Should You?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: one day (sooner than you think) cholesterol-lowering statin drugs will be exposed as one of the biggest medical cons ever. As more and more research reveals the dangers associated with statin drugs, it is no surprise that it is becoming something of a regular occurrence that […]

Brilique And Aspirin Could Be A Deadly Combination

The first time we told you about Brilique (also marketed as Brilinta and Possia) was in 2010, shortly after it was approved to be used along with aspirin in the prevention of blood clots in people who’ve had a heart attack or who suffer from acute coronary syndromes (ACS). Yesterday, we told you how the […]

Low Sodium Intake Increases Heart Disease Risk By 27%

The low sodium myth is one of those dangerous dietary myths that refuses to go away… and one of the groups that keeps this fable alive is the American Heart Association (AHA), who recommends we should eat no more than 1,500mg of salt a day. Yet, there is not a single study, not one, showing […]