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Cholesterol Medication

Do You Really Need That Statin? This Expert Says No

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 10.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Statins are medications that lower cholesterol by inhibiting an enzyme involved in its production by the liver and other organs. First approved by the FDA in 1987, statins are arguably the most widely-prescribed medicine in the industrialized world today.

Are Cholesterol Medications Really Just A Scam?

Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D. | Posted 10.03.2011 | Healthy Living
Jacob Teitelbaum, M.D.

To put it a little less politely: the millions of people taking statins for primary prevention are taking a drug they don't need!

7 Tips To Fix Your Cholesterol Without Medication

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Hyman, MD

The idea of putting statins at the check out counter of McDonald's is the epitome of reductionist thinking. The problem isn't cholesterol -- it's all the stuff we are putting in our mouths!