cholesterol con, medications and
Don’t be misled,
that's not just one more unmemorable health book which can't
live up to its original hype. In its place, The Great
Cholesterol Con represents a riveting demolition labor
destroying every last probable protection of the cholesterol
hypothesis of heart ailment!
many cholesterol medications available on the market today
but their side affects can be dangerous to your health. The
worst case is that they can cause death. Of course, this in
nothing new as we all know that any prescription drug is a
suppose most of you are not aware of the fact that over 2
million people are seriously injured and 106, 000 die every
year because of medications drugs.
Leape who is a well-known health policy analyst at the
Harvard School of Public Health claimed adverse drug events
to be a disease of medical progress. In this case, if your
child dies from a prescription, which is the correct
prescription, they have had an "adverse drug
here comes the question of legal actions. The expenses were
over 2 billion in medications in 1992. And cholesterol
medications may be such instances. In 1998 the number
reached 2.8 billion. Can you imagine the number in 2005? It
is estimated 4 billion.
there are more than 100, 000 people dying from the correct
use of prescription medicines. And all it is done against it
is to increase the number of drugs available. Isn't that
ridiculous! It is just like if someone was drowning in a
pool, you add water to the pool trying to save
medications are the same as any other drug. However, they
have side effects which might cause muscle weakening and
destruction or liver disease.
you are sick of those cholesterol medications you've been
taking and you no longer want to experience their side
effects, then why not consider trying some alternatives.
Even if your doctor doesn't know, alternatives do
If you are
still eager to get great and further information on
cholesterol medications then you should know that they are
based on two main approaches.
cholesterol drugs such as Welchol and Questran are a type of
pills which are claimed to block the cholesterol's
absorption in the gastrointestinal tract.
absorb this fatty lipid into the intestinal tract through
the bile and carry it until it gets out of the human body.
That's how the enterohepatic circulation is cleaned from
cholesterol and it cannot get into the
approach is based on cholesterol medications drugs such as
Lescol, Pravachol, Zocor and Lipitor. Their main property is
to block this fatty lipid synthesis in the liver and reduce
the total body pool of fatty lipid.
any cholesterol medications based on the first or the second
approached you can reduce the fatty lipid level and the risk
of cardiovascular disease.
you should expect some side effects such as drug-induced
hepatitis, which often results in myalgia and
that, when taking cholesterol medicines you should regularly
monitor your liver enzymes and see your doctor on a regular
basis to check for damage to the liver. Of course, these
visitations will cost you money, so be prepared that your
pocket will create a hole.
the reasons mentioned above the FDA asks to prescribe
cholesterol medications only in cases when fatty lipid
levels are extremely high and there is a great risk of
developing or already have coronary heart
the other cases, the risk of taking cholesterol medications
is not worth it. When having high cholesterol levels you
should better think about alternatives to cholesterol
medicines which don't have side effects but are quite
effective and would lower this lipid in a short period of