Dr. Ted Broer's blog

The ACC and AHA released revised Statin drug guidelines in effort to double prescriptions!

This is an article from a few months ago. But I am resending it because I have been getting more and more calls to the office with people trying to get their cholesterol lower. Most of these individuals have been told by their doctor that it is mandatory that they go on statins or they may die soon. One particular man had an overall cholesterol of 198 with his HDL's being over 50 and his doctor still told him he had to go on statins immediately. You all already know my opinion on this. Read this article and make the decision for yourself.

Under Stress? How to stop its Disease causing effects!

Let me simply explain to you what stress does from a physiological stand point.

God gave us a “Flight or Fight” mechanism.  When we get scared or mad our body is flooded with adrenalin and cortisol.  These are two of the primary stress hormones.  God did this so if you find yourself in a dangerous situation or confrontation, you can run away quickly or fight if you’re forced to. 

Overcoming The Obvious Signs of Aging. Great Info!

OVERCOMING THE OBVIOUS SIGNS OF AGING: WRINKLES AND GRAY HAIR

Wrinkles and gray hair are the two signs that most frequently cause a person to say to himself or herself in the mirror: “Wow, I’m getting OLD!”

Much can be done to assist your skin, which includes your hair—and in assisting your skin and hair, you are going to improve your own attitude toward getting older.

How To Preserve and Protect Your Child's Brain. Must Read!

Most children in the United States receive thirty-three doses of ten different vaccines before they reach age five, according to a report aired by CBS News in September 2000. The vaccines reportedly provide protection for “everything from childhood diseases like chicken pox to adult diseases like hepatitis B.”

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