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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%. …

Cholesterol: I Told You So!

Big Brother has finally come around to what I’ve been telling my patients for almost 30 years – stop worrying about cholesterol in your diet! The influential Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, the nation’s top nutrition panel, has now admitted they were WRONG about cholesterol. And they have now proclaimed this former dietary evil as no longer a “nutrient of concern.”1 …

Why You Should Avoid Statins

At my anti-aging clinic, I continue to wage war against what I call the “medical-industrial complex.” And I do it for one reason only – I care more about my patients than I do about profits. Big Pharma clearly takes the opposite view. And now it seems these pharmaceutical behemoths won’t be happy until every man, woman and child is …