News   Shop Online   Articles   Healthy Recipes   Definitions   About Us   Healthy Tips   Buyers Guide 
FitCommerce
Articles Home Page
Aquatics
Club Management
Corporate Wellness
Exercise Science
Express Gyms & Circuits
Group Fitness
Health Club Sales & Marketing
Member Retention
Mind-Body Fitness
Nutrition
Personal Training
Self Defense
Seniors / Boomers
Weight Loss / Obesity
Women's Health
Writing / Getting Published

 
Articles Home
 Alternatives to Statin Drugs To Lower Cholesterol    
email to friend   print friendly
What's your opinion? : Tell us what you think by writing a review. merely click on the "Write a Review" link at the very bottom of this page.

 

Alternatives to Statin Drugs To Lower Cholesterol

By Barrett Niehus

Pantethine, Niacin and Policosanol Found to Lower Cholesterol But Without Harmful Side Effects


" Many doctors just not know about it. Drug companies spend millions of dollars on advertising and have sales reps pushing statin drugs. Because Pantethine and Niacin are naturally occurring compounds, they're not profitable, and not pushed. "
Is there an alternative to statin drugs such as Lipitor and Pravachol? If yes, does it have any side effects? Physicians are facing these questions each day however, most have bought into the drug companies marketing, and have not done the research for themselves.

The truth is that there a number of naturally-occurring compounds that will work as well as, or better than, these multi-million dollar drugs. These compounds are found naturally in our bodies, or are found in nature.

They don’t cause the side effects commonly found with statins, and are much safer to use. These compounds have been clinically shown to improve cholesterol levels without the heart damaging side effects found with statin drugs.

Pantethine

So what are these compounds, and why hasn’t the doctor told me about them? Well, there are a couple of them. The first is Pantethine . Pantethine is a compound in your body that is created from vitamin B-5. Although your body produces it through enzyme metabolism, supplementation of Pantethine has been shown to significantly improve your cholesterol levels. As your body uses Pantethine, it slows down cholesterol production in your liver.

Pantethine also increases the rate at which your metabolism uses fats. Because of this effect, Pantethine has been clinically demonstrated to increase your level of good cholesterol (HDL) while lower the level of bad cholesterol (LDL) in your body.

Where is the proof? Japan has actually been using Pantethine for over 30 years. There are a number of clinical trials that demonstrate its effectiveness on cholesterol levels, as well as improved liver function.

Niacin Shown to Decrease LDL

In addition to Pantethine, the mineral Niacin has been shown to greatly decrease the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the blood stream. Our Niacin intake is typically pretty low in western diets because of the number and type of processed foods that we eat.

Subsequently, supplementation has been shown to significantly improve our cholesterol profile. In fact, the combination of Niacin and Pantethine can be more effective than statins in improving overall cholesterol levels.

The impact of this is significant, especially when you consider that side of effects of Pantethine and Niacin are non-existent when compared to the effects of statin drugs on you heart, liver, and short term memory. In fact, there are no documented short or long-term side effects with Pantethine. The only side effect with Niacin is a short term hot flash that is harmless, and can be avoided by taking time-release Niacin or taking an aspirin fifteen minutes before taking the Niacin.

Why Don't Doctors Prescribe Pantethine or Niacin?

Well, the answer is, he may just not know about it. Unlike drugs companies that spend millions of dollars on advertising and have sales reps whose only job is to push their statin drug, Pantethine and Niacin are naturally occurring compounds.

Because they are natural and common compounds, nobody can patent them. Because a drug companies cannot patent and therefore have exclusive right to sell the compounds, no significant investment in marketing or education for Pantethine and Niacin has been made. Subsequently, your doctor may just not know.

Policosanol Also Lowers Cholesterol

The final compound that has been demonstrated to have a dramatic effect on cholesterol levels is Policosanol. This compound is a waxy substance taken from sugar cane or bees wax. It has been demonstrated to significantly reduce bad (LDL) cholesterol and to raise good (HDL) cholesterol levels in the blood stream.

The specific mechanism that Policosanol uses to improve cholesterol levels is not as understood as that of Niacin and Pantethine. However, it is believed to both increase the elimination of LDL cholesterol in the blood stream and aid the liver in creating good (HDL) cholesterol in a manner similar to Pantethine.

You Have Choices To Lower Your Cholesterol

Well, if you have high cholesterol, it means you have choices. Statin drugs are highly effective. However, side effects for statins range from muscle atrophy to loss of short term memory to significant heart damage. Because statin drugs block your body from producing an enzyme that makes an essential heart health vitamin as well as cholesterol, the potential for negative side effects can be significant. Alternatively, supplementation with Pantethine, Niacin, Policosanol, or all three simultaneously has been shown to have no damaging side effects and can be just as effective as statin drugs.




About Barrett Niehus
Barrett Niehus is a principal at IP Ware www.freetrainer.com and is a technical associate of Compound Solutions, www.compoundsolutions.com in Escondido, California.




back arrow     Back to More Articles About Heart Disease Prevention


end of story
020707

Reviews Write A Review
by Areesha Noor
Great Things
Hi I am Areesha Noor! I love to your post that you describe here. I am really impressed with it. I am here with great passion. thanks for sharing with us Happy new year 2015 Wishes ! happy new year Wishes 2015 ! happy new year 2015 Sms ! happy new year 2015 Messages Areesha Noor
by kriwul
Agen Bola
Business enterprise law contains a great bearing while in the success with business. These guidelines are mechanisms that are... a favorable business ecosystem. Basic important business guidelines that apply inside of a business put in place include, plan law, asset. Sbobet Ibcbet Agen Bola, Agen Bola Sbobet, Taruhan Bola, Agen Bola Terpercaya, Agen Sbobet, agen poker, poker online, dewa poker, judi poker, poker online indonesia, IDRPoker.com Agen Texas Poker dan Domino Online Indonesia Terpercaya
by darrendemers12
Thanks
In addition to Pantethine, the mineral Niacin has been shown to greatly decrease the levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the blood stream. Our Niacin intake is typically pretty low in western diets because of the number and type of processed foods that we eat. Subsequently, supplementation has been shown to significantly improve our cholesterol profile. In fact, the combination of Niacin and Pantethine can be more effective than statins in improving overall cholesterol levels. Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site , Visit Site The impact of this is significant, especially when you consider that side of effects of Pantethine and Niacin are non-existent when compared to the effects of statin drugs on you heart, liver, and short term memory. In fact, there are no documented short or long-term side effects with Pantethine. The only side effect with Niacin is a short term hot flash that is harmless, and can be avoided by taking time-release Niacin or taking an aspirin fifteen minutes before taking the Niacin.
by ghfgh
hrtyrrt
http://www.chanelhandbags.eu.com/, http://www.supra--shoes.com/, http://www.uggs-outlet.in.net/, http://www.sacvanessabruno.fr/, http://www.nikeairforce.fr/, http://www.borse-gucci.it/, http://www.babylisspro.us.com/, http://www.the-northface.fr/, http://www.timberlandboots.in.net/, http://www.airjordanpas-cher.fr/, http://www.true-religion.in.net/, http://www.tiffanyandco-jewelry.in.net/, http://www.poloralphlaurenoutlet.in.net/, http://www.uggs-canada.ca/, http://www.michaelkorshandbags-uk.co.uk/, http://www.hollister-clothing-store.com/, http://www.weddingdresses.in.net/, http://www.sac-longchamps.fr/, http://www.doudoune-canadagoosepascher.fr/, http://www.the--northface.co.uk/, http://www.hollister-abercrombiefitch.fr/, http://www.uggboots-uggs.co.uk/, http://www.doudoune--moncler.fr/, http://www.iphonecases.in.net/, http://www.karenmillen--dresses.co.uk/, http://www.parajumpersjackets.in.net/, http://www.louisvuitton-pascher.fr/, http://www.nikefreerun.fr/, http://www.michaelkorshandbags.in.net/, http://www.montblancpens.in.net/
by lina
dota good
http://kevins.snack.ws/ http://isbela.ismyreal.name/ http://ponehot.thepro.dj/ http://mysert.allthingsme.net/ http://holdwatches.eventpages.org/ http://ccc.singerprofile.net/ http://own.eventpages.org/ http://baryou.thecrazy.me/
by cmoutlet
ewfewse

azzurrino dell'Under 19 supra for sale e dell'Atalanta

"Alzati, vu' true religion outlet cumprà", dieci giornate toms shoes di squalifica. è costato lululemon outlet molto caro ad Alberto asics running Grassi, promettente centrocampista centrale dell'Atalanta Primavera nike air max e dell'Italia nike air max Under 19, l'insulto razzista a un giocatore del soccer jerseys Verona, nel posticipo oakley sunglasses cheap di domenica. "La frase è stata longchamps pronunciata in ferragamo outlet risposta a una north face outlet provocazione verbale, ma era marc jacobs assolutamente hogan priva di cattiveria louboutin e tantomeno aveva un intento ralph lauren uk razzista montblanc sostiene Mino Favini, p90x workout responsabile coach outlet store da una vita jordan retro del nike air max settore giovanile lo dimostra cheap oakley sunglasses il hollister fatto nike mercurial che burberry outlet online ogni celine handbags tanto il ragazzo rivolge timberland lo rolex watches stesso nike air max termine anche al by nike outlet online
nike outlet online
Look for these to hit select Nike Skateboarding accounts next month.The floral patterns will be everywhere this spring for Nike Skateboarding, with yet another flower-covered SB Stefan Janoski surfacing on the web today.Providing us with more of a traditional look, we see a
buy jordans online classic floral print taking over most of the SB Stefan Janoski's upper in a combination of obsidian and pink accents. Hits of white tine down the clean look over the Swoosh logos, matching the nike factory vulcanized rubber soles below.
The Nke SB Lunar Gato in University Red / White / Gum is available now at MIA Skateshop and other select Nike SB retailers.The P-Rod line hasn't exactly evolved drastically from nike store locator model to model. This high-tech update to the P-Rod 7 High though features some of the most advanced features seen in the line to date. The upper utilized Hyperfuse construction, and a Max Air nike outlet bag as been added to the heel. The midsole features Free-like segmentation for additional flexibility. These are availabe now at Oneness and retail for $125.Eric Koston's latest signature pro model with Nike Skateboarding is nike employee store released in a simple Armory Navy/Laser Orange color combination.
Another subtle look for the SB Stefan Janoski Mid is on the way from Nike Skateboarding.Perfect for everyday use and skate ready as well, this May nike store release of the SB Stefan Janoski sports a full canvas build over a traditional vulcanized rubber sole. Wolf grey dominates the look on these, working together with red piping, eyelets and white accents over nike air max online shop the Swoosh logos.The "Wolf Grey" Nike SB Stefan Janoski is expected to hit Nike SB retailers next month.
The Doernbecher Freestyle 10 collection unveiling continues today with a special Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski designed nike factory store by Ross Hathaway. Hathaway is an avid skater, skier and Tae Kwon Do black belt, all at only eleven years of age. If that wasn't impressive enough, Ross has accomplished all of those feats customize jordans online while battling cystic fibrosis, a chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.
The Nike SB Koston x Heritage in Black / Anthracite / Atomic Green is available now at select Nike SB retailers, nike outlet coupon including online at Flatspot.The month of October is highlighted for Nike Skateboarding with this lively colorway of the Eric Koston pro model sporting a unique shade of green.The skate-ready SB Eric Koston sports a jordan outlet full suede build for the fall, covered in a very spring-like colorway. Medium mint takes over most of the upper, while white takes care of the laces, Swoosh, tongue badge and sole sitting below. by polo
df
The human heart damage,
Moncler Jackets Outlet Online, caused by the rupture of a dream, Polo Outlet Online, while broken dreams later, Gucci Shoes UK, it will stand up, Michael Kors Outlet, Like the moon, Barbour Jackets Outlet Online, full moon and so came the moon, Coach Factory Online, the moon looked forward to, Woolrich Outlet Online, the full moon, North Clearance, however, Coach Outlet Online, the dream is so fleeting, Pas Cher Longchamp Sacs, and even its light is so blurred, Beats By Dre Outlet, in blurred, North Face Jackets Outlet, and take a look at the wind gracefully floating past, that there are my family, Ralph Lauren UK, with my free pleasure, Burberry Outlet, one day, Moncler Jackets Outlet, lightly, Canada Goose Outlet, in the past, a mirror, Marc By Marc Jacobs Bags, according to himself, MCM Backpack Outlet, but nowhere to escape, Coach Oultet, a voice sounded from a distance, Michael Kors Outlet Online, to the sun to dry yourself, Michael Kors Purses, well, Monster Headphones Outlet Online, time is so elegant, Polo Lauren Ralph, like a Oakley Sunglasses Factory familiar face.

by cddad123
louis vuitton outlet
Pipes that carry hot water must be protected so that heat loss is minimal For small businesses specifically, controlling technology is not a premier goal The exposure of the virus will be red bottom shoes at its minimum once the office is occupied with responsible employees and staffs who practice proper, through cleaning and maintenance regimen throughout louis vuitton purses the day However in it, there is no doubt that this is amazing as I have tested it for myself
Their purpose michael kors bags is giving people the skills they need to be successfulExpert trainers with relevant experience detailed in an expertise of marketing are recruited louis vuitton outlet by the company so as to train its consultants through the whole setup process and help them in emerging out to be louis vuitton outlet more confident individualsSome other symptoms that are not present in all cases begin with pain in the joints accompanied by swelling and louis vuitton outlet online stiffness Since these individuals have been busy for the past fifty years, your gift will give them an opportunity to relax and michael kors pamper themselves Not all services will be this flexible, but you are likely to encounter a few Brands that wish to trial louis vuitton purses products or those with no presence on the highstreet can appear out of nowhere and disappear from whence they came, leaving customers louis vuitton luggage intrigued and baying for more
Consider that you are Moving to New York louis vuitton outlet from a smaller city, and will be doing the same type of job there, and will be drawing the same salary that you were drawing till then Carry out periodical checking to determine any deviations from the plan and take the necessary louis vuitton bags remedial actionsAfter you have built up a tremendous feedback rating, you should be prepared to start buying wholesale merchandise to trade on michael kors eBay This IRS tax relief program was a big success
Accepting information as a result, will insure that there's an exchange between louis vuitton your customer Average income with regard to impaired is about $12 each day via secure a message communicated here display support offers gucci outlet online a great trade as regards possibilities Video marketing is the new wave of internet marketing, the videos are getting a great response by
2014 Yamaha Jet Ski
2014 Yamaha Jet Ski Sale, Sea Doo Jet Ski

It is a funny and exciting thing that driving a 2014 Yamaha Jet Ski on the vast sea, at the same time, it is a dangerous thing for you to drive it in the sea, so you need to take protective measures to ensure safety.

First, when you drive a 2014 Sea Doo Jet Ski you need to make sure that the driver and the passenger wear personal flotation devices.

Second, you need to wear the proper gear such as wet suits, goggles, gloves, and foot wear/deck shoes.

Third, always wear or attach to your wrist a small, mouth operated whistle when you drive a 2014 Kawasaki Jet Ski.

Forth, check the fuel level before the 2014 Yamaha WaveRunners starting. Make sure you have enough fuel to return to shore.

Fifth, drivers and passenger should always keep both feet on the floor footrest. Keep your hands, feet, hair, and clothing away from the pump intake.

Sixth, never operate the Yamaha Jet Ski in less than 0.30 m of water.

Seventh, pay close attention to your speed around swimming areas, beaches, docks, and waterfronts.

by pentakill
ace
Sie schaute ¨¹ber die endlosen Hektar Gerald O'Hara neu gepfl¨¹gt Baumwollfeldern towardthe roten Horizont. Jetzt, wo die Sonne in einem Wust von michael kors outlet online Crimson hinter Zinn Flauten ¨¹ber die FlintRiver Einstellung wurde Christian Louboutin Outlet die W?rme des Tages April in eine schwache, aber red bottom shoes milde K?lte schwindet .
sie waren ebenso herausragend in theirnotorious louis vuitton Unf?higkeit, etwas zwischen den Deckeln der B¨¹cher enthalten lernen. gucci Ihre Familie hatte moremoney , mehr Pferde , mehr louis vuitton luggage Sklaven als jeder andere
Georgiens , alack der Feinheiten michael kors outlet der klassischen Ausbildung durch keine Schande , sofern ein michael kors handbags Mann war in der thingsthat Smart z?hlte. Und Anhebung louis vuitton outlet gute Baumwolle, Reiten gut , schie?en gerade,
R¨¹cken wenn louis vuitton outlet online theoccasion schien es zu rechtfertigen.
" Oh , es wird louis vuitton klar, morgen und hei? im Juni sein", sagte Stuart louis vuitton . "Schauen Sie auf Hafer Sonnenuntergang sah ich nie michael kors oneredder . Man kann immer sagen Wetter von Sonnenunterg?ngen. michael kors "
"Sie louis vuitton bags will , aber Pa sagt, er sei zu gucci bags gef?hrlich. Und trotzdem, die M?dchen lassen sie nicht . Sie saidthey w¨¹rden sie zu einer Partei zumindest wie louis vuitton store eine Dame zu gehen, Reiten in den Wagen zu louis vuitton purses lassen. "
by sfdgssfgbs
abercrombie and fitch
http://www.timberland-boots.org/ timberland boots http://www.coach-outlet.cc/ coach outlet http://www.michaelkorssell-inc.com/ michael kors http://www.gucci-handbags.us/ gucci handbags
by xiaozhengmeimei
louis vuitton wallet
moncler p90x workouts exercise dvd beats by dr dre dior handbags bottega veneta outlet ugg boots sale louboutin shoes marc by marc jacobs north face turbo fire workout guess shoes
by louis vuitton
louis vuitton
the Wonder House!?ˉ ??Nay, nay,?ˉ said the policeman, shaking his head. ??I do not understand your talk.?ˉ The constable spoke Punjabi.

louis vuitton outlet online

??O Friend of all the World, what

louis vuitton outlet

does
lived in a life wild as

michael kors outlet

that of the Arabian Nights, but missionaries

michael kors

and secretaries of charitable societies could not

michael kors handbags

see the beauty of it. His nickname

louis vuitton purses

through the
justification for Kim ?a

michael kors outlet

he

louis vuitton outlet

had kicked Lala Dinanath?ˉs boy off the trunnions ?a since the English held the Punjab and Kim was English. Though he was

gucci

burned black as any
first, my father

louis vuitton bags

said, will come the two men making

louis vuitton handbags

ready the ground for these matters. That

michael kors

is how my father said they always

louis vuitton

did; and it is always so when

Christian Louboutin

men work
the old man followed and

gucci outlet

halted amazed. In the entrance-hall stood the

louis vuitton luggage

larger figures of the Greco¨CBuddhist sculptures done,

christian louboutin shoes

savants know how long since, by forgotten

Louis Vuitton Sale


by jt
cheap jerseys
If you want to get the newest and best San Francisco 49ers Jerseys, the Cheap online shop of the NFL is the only place to go. The new 49ers Nike men's and women's clothing makes a great gift for any football fan. Order your new San Francisco 49ers t-shirts, numbered tees, polos, and more today! Also be sure to stay tuned to the amyjerseys.com for exclusive updates and newest arrivals on the new Nike 49ers gear!
by Louis Vuitton Factory Outlet
Louis Vuitton Outlet Store
So reclining on fake louis Louis Vuitton Factory Outlet vuitton bags Louis Vuitton Outlet Store china my comforter, staring at used louis vuitton bags for sale Louis Vuitton Outlet philippines my image, discount louis vuitton replica bags I realized I'd never really looked at myself from the perspective of my lover.
by guoguo
Coach Outlet Online

Coach Outlet Online

First, I will read the words in

Coach Outlet

silence when I arise. Then

Coach Factory Outlet

I will read the words in silence

Coach Outlet Online

after I have partaken of

Coach Factory Outlet

my midday meal. Last, I will read

Coach Outlet Store Online

the words again just before

Coach Outlet Store Online

I retire at day's end, and most

Coach Factory Outlet

important, on this occasion

Coach Outlet

I will read the words aloud.

Coach Outlet

On the next day I will repeat

Coach Handbags Outlet

continue in like manner for

Coach Outlet

this procedure, and I will

Coach Outlet

thirty days. Then, I will turn

Coach Outlet

to the next scrolland repeat

Coach Outlet Online

this procedure for anot

True Religion Jeans

her thirty days.

True Religion Outlet

I will continue in this manner

True Religion

until I have lived with each

Michael Kors Outlet

scroll for thirty days

Michael Kors Outlet Store

and my reading has

Michael Kors Outlet Online

become habit.

Michael Kors Outlet

man's accomplishments

Chanel Handbags

lie
by john Black
Niacin " what dosage ? "
I can only report on niacin and that does not include cholestrol measurements. I found that small dosage of niacin produced an immediate reaction. this was a sharp hot flush to my skin, especially the face and neck. I worry then at what might happen if I used the high dose mentioned in one of the above reviews. However I would be happy to use the three compounds in this alternative if I can get advice on dosage and costs. the latter assumes non payment from the NHS in the UK.
by Britt Minshall
Statins are bad medicine
I tried Lipacore on three occasions at the request of my physican. The first time I lost my ability to talk after each dose for about an hour. While hillarious I think it dangerous. On all 3 occasions I became unable to pass urine for several hours. The same thing happened when I tried 500 mg doses (large dose)of Niacin. I would not touch statins with a ten foot pole.
by Barbara Wintle
Statin drugs
I was prescribed the drug simvastatin for my high cholesterol I had a severe drug reaction and was taken to the ER by ambulance. After my severe vomiting and diarrhea I lost my ability to stand on my own I was put on an IV which helped the situation but my body had been severly shocked and I had a stroke in the ER. This was brought on by the drug reaction. People should be aware.BW

Powered by Blueprint Solution
© 2007 Blueprint Solution, Inc. All rights reserved. Terms of Use. Privacy Statement.

 |