cholesterol

December 18, 2017

DISEASES OF THE HEART MUSCLE

In our earlier blogs, we concentrated on the coronary arteries that supply blood to the heart. In our next few blogs we will concentrate on the […]
December 6, 2017

HOW DO I KEEP MY HOMOCYSTEINE LEVEL LOW?

There are really two sides to this problem of high homocysteine levels. One is the amount of methionine in your diet that the body has to […]
December 6, 2017

HEALTHY LEVEL OF HOMOCYSTEINE

Homocysteine provides no health benefits. The higher the level of homocysteine, the greater the risk of cardiovascular disease. Conversely, the lower the level of homocysteine, the […]
November 23, 2017

WHY MEDICAL COMMUNITY RENEWED THEIR INTEREST IN HOMOCYSTEINE?

In 1990, a professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the Harvard School of Public Health, Dr. Mier Stampler, revitalized interest in Dr. McCully’s homocysteine theory. He […]
November 15, 2017

WHAT IS HOMOCYSTEINE?

Before explaining about homocysteine, I want to tell you an interesting & fascinating history of its research. In mid 1960’s, a promising pathologist and researcher who […]
October 12, 2017

HEART DISEASE-STEP 3- CHRONIC INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE

Chronic inflammation is the underlying cause of heart attacks, strokes, peripheral vascular disease, and aneurysms. These are altogether classified as cardiovascular disease (diseases that involve the […]
October 11, 2017

HEART DISEASE-STEP 2- THE INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE

Our body has a defense system designed to protect this endothelium of the artery. In the event of injury, our body responds by sending in monocytes […]
October 10, 2017

HEART DISEASE-STEP 1- THE INITIAL INSULT TO ENDOTHELIUM

The endothelium is an extremely sensitive lining that is vulnerable to even the slightest irritation. Many or you can say all research scientist believe that hardening […]