Tag: cvd

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The fraud unravels – statins cause, not prevent heart disease (CVD)

While the news that the statin fraud is finally being exposed is certainly good, it is sad…

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Cortisol stimulates its own synthesis (peripherally), drives obesity/diabetes/CVD

Synthetic/bioidentical glucocorticoids (GC) are perhaps the most widely used steroids clinically. In addition, the HPA axis, culminating…

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Raising DHT levels even only in the brain reverses systemic atherosclerosis

As my readers know, I have been a fan of the strong, non-aromatizable androgen DHT for a…

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Niacinamide may lower blood pressure in humans by raising NAD+

The study actually used the now-banned NAD+ precursor known as nicotinamide mononucleotide (NMN), but, as I keep…

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Vitamin K reduces vascular stiffness, blood pressure in humans

The topic of vitamin K and blood pressure has been coming up for years among followers of…

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Vitamin D may prevent atrial fibrillation (afib)

Some good news to all the people with this condition. Their numbers are, unfortunately, steadily rising and…

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Low androgens, not low estrogens, linked to heart disease in aging women

One of the most pernicious myths medicine created (and has been promoting for the last century) is…

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Hair glucocorticoid levels predict future cardiovascular disease (CVD)

Ever since we launched our hair/nail steroid analysis service couple of years ago, I have been seeing…

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Keto diet linked to higher risk of heart disease (CVD) and stroke

The controversy over low-carb diets is steadily increasing. While such diets are still all the rage on…

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Zero-calorie sweetener (erythritol) linked to clotting, heart attacks and strokes

A striking finding but this new study below, and it is even more striking due to the…