Tag Archives : Statins

Confused About Good Cholesterol Bad Cholesterol?

If you feel a bit confused about where you stand with your cholesterol, it’s no surprise. The goal posts are constantly changing about good cholesterol bad cholesterol – even doctors are confused! Cholesterol is a type of fat, and it is a structural part in every single cell membrane within your body. Why Do You […]

Statin Side Effects – Is Your Memory Getting Worse?

  Have you ever felt like your doctor didn’t quite believe what you said to them? Years ago when patients would ask me what the statin side effects were I would reply with my bog standard response. “Most people are ok with these, the worst thing that could happen is a few muscle aches, and […]

Margarine vs Butter. What’s Best If You’ve Had a Heart Attack?

“Stay away from abnormal and processed fats” This is one of my parting shots to people who take part in my online courses when we get to “fat week”. British Medical Journal Article – Saturated Fat & Heart Disease Dr Malhotra’s article in the BMJ – ‘Saturated Fat is Not the Issue’ highlights an important issue. Scientists know […]