The oxides of cholesterol are far more damaging than cholesterol per se. Thus, the formation of these oxidates through a free radical mechanism needs to be addressed.

Supplementing with Vitamin E, C, beta-carotene, lipoic acid, B3, Niacin can do this. It is interesting to note that serum cholesterol tends to rise during life. However it was shown that female individuals over 7mmol/1 tend to survive longer than those with cholesterol of 4.5mmol/1.

Our Naturopath can assist you with treatment options.

This should ideally involve: modulating cholesterol metabolism, inhibiting the unresolved inflammation reactions on the blood vessel wall and preventing if possible the release of growth factors that stimulate smooth muscle proliferation. Increasing dietary fiber, eating more fish, yogurt, alfalfa sprouts, eggplant and cooking with ginger, onion, and garlic will be of great benefits. Nutrient options that deal with most causes of symptoms include magnesium, niacin, tocotrienols, quercetin, ascorbic acid, taurine, lysine, and proline. r than those with cholesterol of 4.5mmol/1.

Treatment should involve; modulating cholesterol metabolism, inhibiting the unresolved inflammation reactions on the blood vessel wall and preventing if possible the release of growth factors that stimulate smooth muscle proliferation.

Dr. Andrew Arnold adds, ‘an increase in dietary fiber, fish, eat more yogurt, alfalfa sprouts, eggplant. Cook with ginger, onions, and garlic can be of benefit to lowering cholesterol.

Nutrient options that deal with most causes of symptoms include magnesium, niacin, tocotrienols, quercetin, ascorbic acid, taurine, lysine, and proline.

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About the author:

Dr. Andrew Arnold is a Chiropractor at Cranbourne Family Chiropractic and Wellness Ctr.

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