Heart DiseaseHeart disease is not caused by a deficiency of heart disease drugs, it's caused by a combination of genetics and poor lifestyle choices. In these articles by John R. Lee, M.D. and Virginia Hopkins you'll find out what causes high blood pressure and how to lower high blood pressure naturally. You'll also read about how to treat high cholesterol naturally and how to use commonsense solutions for a healthy heart.
What Your Dr. May Not Tell You about Blood Pressure
Dr. John Lee explains what your blood pressure readings really mean and recommends commonsense solutions for lowering blood pressure (hypertension) before resorting to drugs.
What Your Dr. May Not Tell You About Cholesterol
Are cholesterol numbers really meaningful, or are we being sold a bill of goods by the pharmaceutical industry? This article by Dr. John Lee and Virginia Hopkins explains how cholesterol really works.
Women and Heart Disease
Dr. John Lee explains the differences in heart disease between women and men, and how hormones and HRT affect women's hearts.
Women, Statins and Heart Disease
There is little evidence that the cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins help prevent heart disease or death from heart disease in the majority of women, and disturbing evidence that lowering cholesterol may harm women.
Heart Disease, C-Reactive Protein and Statins
The JUPITER study provides valuable information about c-reactive protein (CRP) and heart disease but is not necessarily evidence that statins are the best way to lower CRP levels.
C-Reactive Protein (CRP) - More Info
More information about C-reactive protein as a valuable marker for heart disease, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, what causes high CRP levels, what lowers CRP levels, and research on CRP.
More Info about Testing Your Risk of Heart Disease and Diabetes
More info about the CardioMetabolic Profile I, a test for 6 important markers of heart disease and diabetes risk.
Metabolic Syndrome - The Disease of the New Millenium
Metabolic syndrome describes an obese person with high cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar and insulin, and clogged arteries. In other words, diabetes and/or heart disease waiting to happen.
This Test is Free - Resting Heart Rate in Women
A woman's resting heart rate can be a predictor of heart attack.
Bioidentical (Natural) Hormones and Heart Disease
Bioidentical (natural) hormones, used wisely, may lower heart disease risk in women.
Red Meat is Not the Villain
Research keeps warning us away from red meat, but don't blame it on the meat--blame it on how we eat it.
5 Ways to Lower C-Reactive Protein without Statin Drugs
Five nutritionally oriented ways to lower C-Reactive Protein without using statin drugs.
Buyer Be Aware: An Aspirin a Day -- Not so Fast!
Aspirin works well to break up blood clots if you're having a heart attack, but the evidence for taking it every day is murky and ambiguous.
Dr. Lee's Commonsense Guide to a Healthy Heart
More down-to-earth wisdom in this booklet from Dr. John Lee about how to take care of your heart, as well as what research really says about cholesterol numbers and the truth about what makes your cholesterol go up.
Total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol tests are included in the CardioMetabolic Test, a ZRT blood spot test for heart disease and diabetes risk factors.