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 …

The Greatest Health Scam In History Used President Eisenhower As A Pawn

On June 24, 1956, the American Heart Association broadcasted a show on the three major television networks. It presented a new theory on heart disease: that is was caused by cholesterol. The major proponent of this theory was not a doctor or even a scientist. He was a little-known economist named Ancel Keys. Keys called his theory the “lipid hypothesis.” …

Drug Report: More Muscle Melting Malarkey

  What would you think of me as your personal physician if I told you that you had to take a certain prescription medication and insisted that your life depended on it … but I left out three minor details. 1) It melts away your muscle. 2) It makes you feel old and weak. 3) Oh yeah, it might just …

Big Pharma’s Phony Heart Drug Failure

Get this: Big Pharma giant Merck has been trying to re-package one of Nature’s most potent heart health allies and sell it to you as a heart “drug.” They heavily lobbied the FDA to get it approved in the U.S. But a few weeks ago they had to pull it from the approval process.1 Why? Because their drug didn’t quite …

Better Than Aspirin

Nearly every day, a patient asks me about aspirin and heart attacks and strokes. I usually respond with something like: “Well, the TV commercials make aspirin prevention sound logical. But it’s not a vitamin or a nutrient. It’s a drug. Drugs are rarely health-enhancing. And taking aspirin regularly often causes a new set of unintended consequences.” A study published in …

Private jets and statin drugs

“Everybody I know in my age group is on statins.” For a minute I felt like I was having statin drug-induced pain just hearing that. My friend T.M. is approaching 50 years old, and he’s a very successful guy. He’s CEO of a publicly traded company, and another one he invested in just went public. Most of his friends and …

Are They Joking?

I’m having a hard time believing it isn’t some kind of late April Fool’s joke.

I just read an article in The Journal of Family Practice, a conventional doctor magazine.

The author seems amazed, telling readers that, hey, we’ve got something very unusual here. There’s a guy who came in who had numbness and pain, and we didn’t know why. He didn’t have diabetes or any other condition known to cause it. It took 13 years to figure it out and it turned out to be this rare side effect of – can you believe it – a statin drug!

Are they kidding?