Fake high blood pressure news

Mainstream doctors are quick to prescribe drugs to bring high blood pressure down.  They may put you on one, two or even three of Big Pharma’s drugs. They include diuretics, beta-blockers, and calcium channel blockers.   These drugs have serious side effects. I’m talking about things like edema, dizziness, nose bleeds, rash and hearing loss. They can lead to cardiac failure, …

Bacteria and your broken heart

In your screening for heart disease, I bet your doctor will never think to check your gut. And that may well be where your heart problems start. Let me explain… Your gut plays a critical role in your overall health. It’s a major part of your body’s ecosystem. It’s home to trillions of bacteria, viruses and fungi. They make up …

Stop taking statins NOW!

If you’re a man 60 or older, your chance of being put on a statin drug is a staggering 87%!1 The latest cholesterol guidelines recommend that almost every older American take the drug.2 The “heart health experts” who wrote the guidelines say taking a statin will lower cholesterol and prevent you from having a heart attack or stroke. It’s a …

Drugs, money and your heart

I was really excited to see a recent headline that said heart doctors should discuss herbal medicines with their patients. The recommendation came from a study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.1 I thought this was a real breakthrough. I thought it meant cardiologists had finally seen the light… Boy, was I wrong… The article said doctors …

Pfizer to FDA: Ban side effect warnings 

Big Pharma won’t be satisfied until every American adult — and even some kids — are taking one of their dangerous statin drugs. And they’ve resorted to desperate measures to achieve that goal. Here’s what’s going on… As you probably know, one of the most common side effects of taking statins is muscle pain. I see this all the time …

This diet advice could kill you

The American Heart Association says sodium in salt raises blood pressure. They say it increases the risk for heart disease and stroke. But the latest science says otherwise… A British review of 34 clinical trials showed that cutting down on salt reduced blood pressure only slightly for people with hypertension.1 And a new study in The Lancet found that some …

Avoid this “safe” ingredient

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is supposed to be protecting our food supply. But the sad truth is that it does very little to monitor what chemicals go into your food. And even when there’s science to prove the health risks of new ingredients, they drag their feet. It can take years… or even decades… before they pull harmful …

Vitamin K2 for Heart Health

Would you take a weight-loss pill that made you gain weight? Or a sleep aid was loaded with caffeine that kept you up all night? Of course not! And your doctor would never recommend these things… because they do the exact opposite of what they're intended to do. So why do conventional doctors keep prescribing statins to prevent heart disease? …

Cholesterol: The Myth of Heart Disease

The next time your doctor says you need to lower your LDL cholesterol so you don’t have a heart attack or stroke, show him the results of the Northern Manhattan Study. The researchers that conducted the study found that higher LDL cholesterol was linked to LOWER stroke risk.1 And another study published this year reviewed research on nearly 70,000 people. …

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Pace For Heart Health

I love hearing from my readers. Especially when they write to tell me that something they’ve learned from my letters has helped them become stronger and healthier. That’s why I’m so pleased to share Kevin’s story with you. Kevin is a reader and Confidential Cures subscriber from South Africa. And he says my PACE program changed his life. In July …

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Are Heart Attack Risk Calculators Wrong?

The Truth About Heart Disease Since the 1950s the medical industry has been peddling the myth that high cholesterol causes heart attacks. But here’s the truth. As Americans’ cholesterol levels have gone down, heart disease has not. It remains the number one cause of death in the United States. I use a better warning system for heart attacks. I measure …

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PPI Side Effects Destroying Your Blood Vessels

It seems whenever I turn on my TV these days, there’s Larry the Cable Guy with a quick fix for heartburn. He makes it sound so simple. Just pop a pill, eat all the chili dogs you want, and no more heartburn… at least for a couple of weeks. What Is Heartburn? Heartburn is an irritation of the esophagus that …

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Link Between Heart Attacks And Osteoarthritis Surgery

Around 1.8 million people every year opt for hip or knee replacements. But I don’t recommend surgery, unless it’s absolutely necessary. And new research reveals that in the month after they had surgery, these patients — many of whom are osteoarthritis sufferers — simply replaced their bad knees and hips with a heart attack. Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic …

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Better than Aspirin for Your Heart

If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease, the chances are you’ve been told to take low-dose aspirin every day as a preventative measure against heart attack and stroke. It’s most commonly prescribed for patients with congestive heart failure. This is the inability of your heart to pump as much blood as your body needs. And this is a big worry …

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Visceral Fat Triggers Heart Disease

I tell my patients to avoid drinking soda not just because they make you fat. Each sip of soda affects your health. Soda puts you at risk for health problems like metabolic syndrome. This is a collection of symptoms that can lead to diabetes, heart disease and other chronic diseases, like cancer. Soft drinks are the beverage of choice for …

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Fast Relief For Heartburn

When heartburn hits, you need a fast and reliable way of dealing with the pain. But before you take another antacid, or prescription like Nexium, Prilosec, or Prevacid, there’s something I want to share with you. Heartburn drugs actually make your condition worse over time. And there’s new evidence they boost your risk of heart attack by up to 20%. …