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Study Shows Atorvastatin Reduced Blood Viscosity As Much As 16% Research published in the journal Nutrition, Metabolism, and Cardiovascular Disease demonstrates that low dose administration of atorvastatin (Lipitor®) (10 mg/day) reduced diastolic blood viscosity by 16% in patients with...
Type: Perspectives
Blood Viscosity Despite decades of treatments to lower cholesterol, regulate heart rhythms, and reduce salt and fat, cardiovascular disease is still the number one killer of adults in the industrialized world. It has been associated with nearly 300 independent risk factors, among them high LDL, low...
Type: Perspectives
Last year, 64% of women and 50% of men who died suddenly of a heart attack had no prior knowledge of their heart disease. Forty to fifty percent of all heart attack patients have a “normal” cholesterol profile. As NDs, we recognize that cholesterol – even abnormally high cholesterol – is not...
Type: Perspectives
Have you resolved to exercise more this year?  Or perhaps you have instructed your patients to do so?  Recent data published in the British Medical Journal have demonstrated that Olympic athletes live an average of 2.8 years longer than a control population. One of the most important health...
Type: Editorials
Important Associations between Temperature and Cardiovascular Death Two large epidemiologic studies have confirmed a significant link between cold weather and higher incidence of heart attacks.  Numerous prior studies have looked at associations between climate and mortality rates, and there is a...
Type: Perspectives

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