Reversing Atherosclerosis Possible?

Fatty deposits can clog your arteries and create future cardiovascular issues – coronary heart disease, angina, carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and even chronic kidney disease. These fatty deposits can be made up of cholesterol, calcium, fibrin, and cellular … Continue reading

Atherosclerosis is Reversible (Fact or Myth?)

The general consensus of the medical industry is that atherosclerosis is not reversible. Researching this topic has provided some interesting information. Atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis are used interchangeably. Arteriosclerosis is a hardening of the artery walls. Atherosclerosis is the narrowing of … Continue reading

A Homocysteine Level Test Might Prevent Heart Attack and Stroke

Amino acids are required for all proteins in your body. Homocysteine is an amino acid that you produce in your body. Under normal conditions, it is completely converted into two other amino acids. This conversion is accomplished primarily by folic acid, … Continue reading

Statin Drugs – Are They Safe?

  Statin drugs lower cholesterol by blocking the enzyme, hydroxy-methylglutaryl-coenzyme A reductase (HMG-CoA reductase) It is responsible for producing cholesterol by your liver.  Cholesterol is a critical component of your health. It is critical for the normal function of every cell in your body. Cholesterol can contribute … Continue reading

What Works Combating Alzheimer’s and Dementia?

Phosphatidylserine (PS) is an essential fatty acid.  Our bodies produce these essential fatty acids from the foods we eat.  As we age, our bodily processes slow down – they lose efficiency.  PS levels begin to decline as we reach middle age.  … Continue reading

Atherosclerosis Reversal Possible?

Atherosclerosis and arteriosclerosis are used interchangeably. Arteriosclerosis is a hardening of the artery walls. Atherosclerosis is narrowing of the arteries due to the build-up of plaque. Atherosclerosis is a subset of arteriosclerosis. Blood flow is reduced when your arteries are … Continue reading