The average person today doesn’t realize that Statin Drugs are the most dangerous prescription drugs you can buy today. They are the ones you see frequently advertised today on the TV stations.

You see them under the names of Crestor, Zocor, and Lipitor which are the most common ones. Then you have Advicor, Mevacor, Sumcor, Altaprev, Lescor, Pravachol, Caduet and Vytom. What these cholesterol – lowering drugs do is they block the enzyme in your liver that is responsible for making cholesterol.

There are now 900 studies proving the side effects of these drugs which run the gamut from muscle problems to increased cancer risk. The most common side effects besides muscle problems are anemia, acidosis, sexual dysfunction, immune depression, cataracts or liver dysfunction.

There are also a spectrum of other problems too, ranging from blood glucose elevations to tendon problems, can also occur. Then there is evidence that taking statins may even increase your risk for Low Gehrig’s disease, diabetes and even cancer.

Here is a fact; cholesterol does not cause heart disease. If your physician is urging you to check your total cholesterol then you should know that this test will tell you virtually nothing about your risk of heart disease, unless it is 330 or higher. HDL Percentage is a far more potent indication for heart disease risk. Here are the two ratios you should pay attention to:

1) HDL) Total Cholesterol Ratio. Should ideally be above 24 percent. If below 10 percent, you have a significantly elevated risk for heart disease.

2) Triglyceride/HDL Ratio. Should be below 2. Your body needs cholesterol. There is evidence showing cholesterol deficiency has a detrimental impact on virtually every aspect of your health. One of the primary reasons is because it plays a critical role within your cell membranes.

Your body is composed of trillions of cells that need to interact with each other and cholesterol is one of the molecules that allow for these interactions to take place. For example, so without sufficient amounts of cholesterol your digestive system can be adversely affected.

Cholesterol also plays an essential role in your brain, which contains about 25 percent of the cholesterol in your body. It is critical for synapse formation (that’s the connection between your neurons, which allow you to think, learn new things and form memories).

It is believed that low fat diets and/or cholesterol lowering drugs may cause or contribute to Alzheimer’s disease.So in conclusion here is the most natural ways to optimize your cholesterol levels naturally.

1) Eliminate grains and fructose from your diet.
2) Get plenty of high quality, animal-based omega 3 fats, such as fish oil and krill oil.
3) Include in your diet such things as olive oil, coconut, organic raw dairy products and eggs, avocados, raw nuts and seeds and grass-fed meats.
4) Optimize your vitamin D levels.
5) Exercise daily
6) Avoid smoking or drinking alcohol excessively.
7) Get plenty of good restorative sleep.

Knowing that high cholesterol is not the cause of heart disease finally frees you to take a serious look at what causes this dreaded disease. As described above, poor lifestyles, choices are to blame, too much sugar, too little exercise and lack of sun exposure.

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Author's Bio: 

Born in Jeffersonville, IN Sonny spent most of his adult life in the family florist business. Becoming dissatisfied with it at the age 42 years he left it to begin a 20 year career in sales. He became a sales supervisor and spent the rest of his working years in that profession.

He is now a retired senior citizen and a health and wellness researcher and author. He is a strong advocate of alternative and natural healing methods. He has been vigorously researching this subject for over 10 years and has published it in three different eBooks.

Sonny’s plan to do this researching was prompted by the results of a visit to his wife’s oncologist to talk to him about treatment for her diagnosed breast cancer condition. Sonny recommended that she be treated with alternative and natural healing methods. He refused but his wife accepted the doctor’s recommendations.

After leaving his office that day Sonny vowed to spend the rest of his life researching for alternative and natural methods of healing which he still continues to do to this very day. His research was directed to areas on the Internet dealing with authorities in alternative medicine and natural healing. It included publications, newsletters, websites and even special reports of naturopathic and holistic doctors. He was also interested in any research on alternative and natural healings done by any specialist in that field.

In addition because of his past interest in sales he also did extensive research on self - development issues. His passion in life has always been to share this vital information so others will be able to develop a healthy and prosperous lifestyle that they greatly desire.

All the information he has gathered are in included in his eBooks which are available on his website at: