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3 Lies You've Been Told About Heart Health

 Emil Tompkins PhD
Description: The Statin Drug Revolution:- Cholesterol was linked to heart disease so researchers set out to eliminate Cholesterol. They accomplished their goal, Statins work at lowering cholesterol. But did heart disease deaths drop? 33% fewer deaths?:- All depends on how you work the numbers. control group 3% of people died of heart disease. statin group 2% of people died of heart disease. when you compare the number of people who died, there’s only a 1% change. but if you compare only the numbers of deaths, you can see 33%. But if you knew that the actual number of people who die is only 1% better, would you choose a medication that is known to be dangerous in some populations and ineffective in most, what would you choose?
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Domain: Medical
Category: Therapy
3 Lies You’ve Been Told
About Heart Health
Dr. Emil Tompkins

African Safari

Our Beliefs About Heart Disease

Stay away from fat

Eat more whole grains

Take Cholesterol Lowering Drugs

Heart Health IQ Test

Which is not a major contributor to heart disease rates?
A. Carbohydrate intake
B. Trans Fat Consumption
C. Total Cholesterol

Heart Health IQ

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