Rethinking Your Medical Check-Up Results

Annual doctor visits routinely test your blood for biomarkers of cholesterol levels, liver enzymes, hormones, and blood pressure.  Over the years these were gradually added to the arsenal of preventative disease test kit.  Doctors are trained now to read blood profiles to look for disease ‘risk’.…


Cholesterol Readings

Statin drug therapy decreases the level of LDL (low density lipoproteins) circulating in the blood. This has been the accepted measurement for determining 'risk' of future heart disease.  However consensus regarding LDL indicators for heart disease is not universal.  Before statin drugs were…