Heart Disease

Low magnesium associated with coronary artery calcification

Magnesium is probably the greatest predictor of all aspects of heart disease.  More than 50% of Americans are deficient in this mineral. Magnesium plays a key role in more than 350 enzymes and is involved in virtually every metabolic process occurring in the body. Studies have suggested an association between low serum magnesium levels and […]

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Butter Is Better

To follow up on Dr. Hyman’s article that I emailed to you last week I’d like to give you some information on statin drugs. As you all know statin drugs like Lipitor, Crestor, and Zocor are prescribed to lower cholesterol. Dr. Hyman explained why we need cholesterol. It prevents prediabetes, it’s a major part of […]

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Hypertension/High Blood Pressure – Why Do so Many People Have It?

A large percentage of my adult patients are being treated for hypertension. 50 million Americans are diagnosed with hypertension, 1 billion worldwide. Another alarming fact is that 3% of children are diagnosed with hypertension and 16% have pre-hypertension. When your blood pressure is taken the pressure of the blood on the wall of the blood […]

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