The Plain Truth

The Plain Truth
God's Hand Behind the News

Friday, July 11, 2008

Alternative Treatments Reduce Cholesterol Better than Statins

A group of Pennsylvania researchers have found that fish oil and red yeast rice reduce cholesterol better than statin drugs. The medical profession pushes statin drugs believing they can help prevent cardiovascular disease, and are now considering prescribing them to children as young as eight. But many patients refuse to take them, either because they don’t believe they are safe or because of their high cost. As many as 40 percent of patients who receive prescriptions for statin drugs take them for less than a year.Read More

No comments: