10 Ways to Lower Cholesterol

10 Ways to Lower Cholesterol

There are 6 comments on the Switched story from Dec 17, 2011, titled 10 Ways to Lower Cholesterol. In it, Switched reports that:

More than 100 million Americans have high cholesterol , which can clog arteries and cause heart attacks and strokes.

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Since: Jan 12

Clontarf, Australia

#3 Jan 3, 2012
DR ROSS WALKER CARDIOLOGIST MB, BS (HONS) FRACP,FCSANZ
AUSTRALIAN BERGAMET EXPERIENCE
BergaMet has been available in Australia since late 2010. I have now used this in around 600 patients, typically with great benefit & very rare, minor side effects. Our experience mirrors the Italian results with the majority of patients experiencing significant improvements in some & often all common cardiac risk factors.
Typically, there is around a 30% reduction in total cholesterol, somewhere between 35-40% reduction in LDL cholesterol & triglycerides, up to a 40% increase in HDL cholesterol, along with a 20-30% reduction in blood glucose levels & an associated improvement in HbA1C, the best indicator of long term diabetic control. There are also variable benefits in blood pressure control & weight loss, in particular reductions in abdominal obesity.
Also, independent of the above benefits we are witnessing profound reductions in arterial stiffness, an independent marker for cardiovascular risk. Since the introduction, a few months ago, of the more potent BergaMet Mega, the results have been even more impressive & consistent.
The evidence to date clearly supports the statement that Bergamet is the most powerful, natural agent for the management of lipid disorders.
It is my opinion that bergamet should be used in the following clinical scenarios
1) Low risk patients or in statin intolerant patients to lower cholesterol
2) In combination with statins to improve lipid values & minimise statin side effects
3) In all patients with Metabolic Syndrome, as it is the only monotherapy that affects every parameter of this increasingly common condition
Paul

Las Piņas, Philippines

#4 Jan 15, 2012
In order to keep your cholesterol numbers on a healthy level, you ought to modify your diet, increase your physical activity and take in supplements or medications.
Barry Groves

Barcelona, Spain

#5 Feb 17, 2012
But why would you want to lower your cholesterol? High blood cholesterol isn't the problem and this has been known for almost from the start of the 'coronary epidemic'. For example:
"Blood cholesterol values are not found to be high in our adult cases who show arteriosclerosis. The group with the lowest average cholesterol is the group with the greatest arteriosclerosis. Neither can the cholesterol values in our series be definitely correlated with any impending or existing arteriosclerotic process."
(Joslin EP. Arteriosclerosis in Diabetes. Ann Int Med 1930; 4:54-66)

That was back in 1930. No clinical study since then has changed that finding.

Barry Groves
http://www.cholesterol-and-health.org
George P

Mosta, Malta

#7 Oct 20, 2012
Would you recommend Bergamot against daibetes? I also have a problem with pigmentation in my legs - scars never really go away, and can still be seen, therefore my legs are still full of scars collected over the years, but a little faded...
Easton

Hatay, Turkey

#10 Jun 1, 2013
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della

Ryde, Australia

#11 Jun 16, 2013
It bergamet safe for anyone to take if they do not have cholesterol, blood pressure, or diabeties'
Would it benefit them and if so what difference would it make. Also does bergamet help in weight loss Thanku

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