Heal the Heart With Tender Loving Care and Not Medication Love by Valerie Cheers Brown

Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When “I” is replaced by “We”, Illness become wellness. -Shannon L. Alder

I would like to say first before I say anything else: The main reason I prayed to not to have to take prescribed medications and other drugs is because of what they do to you while taking and if stop taking abruptly can kill you, turn you into a mental wreck, cause more sickness, etc..  I honestly do believe a lot of the mental issues we see in this country are due to medications and statin medication has been known to cause aggressive and violent behavior in women.

Statin users have a higher incidence of nerve degeneration and pain, memory loss, confusion, depression, and a higher risk of ALS and Parkinson’s, according to Dr. David Williams in his July 2014 Alternatives newsletter. Statins also decrease carotenoid levels. Carotenoids, which are found in fresh fruits and vegetables and act as antioxidants, have a number of benefits, including protecting against cell damage, aging, and chronic diseases.

The list goes on and on and read the article:


We need to seriously consider writing to our legislatures letting them know our concerns on all of the new prescription medications constantly be approved by the FDA.  We have way too many sick people in this country and why should they be prescribed something which can make the matter even worse. Does anybody care anymore about curing people? Do the people who take these medications care about healing? There are many ways to heal instead of prescribed medications.

Below see some natural ways to heal instead of taking prescribed statin drugs to keep you from having heart issues and first we must exercise and eat right in order for anything else to work!

Common cures and cures for ordinary cholesterol levels to keep you from taking statin drugs.

Regular cures and cures help keep up typical levels of cholesterol without the need to take pharmaceutical medications that deliver unsafe symptoms.


“NPR recently ran a story  that suggests terminally ill patients can safely stop taking cholesterol-reducing statin drugs. The final quote of the article is illuminating: “Most of the studies focus on when to start a medication; there’s been very little focus on when do you stop it.” No surprise there: whether you’re very young or very old, Big Pharma would love you to continue buying statins—for a very long time indeed.”

“While it is now clear from the science that cholesterol is not the demon behind heart disease, it’s equally clear that poor eating habits, lack of exercise, and obesity are direct causes. The good news is that heart disease can be entirely reversed through diet! In a recent article, Dr. Joseph Mercola stated that the Paleo diet can be very effective in reducing blood pressure and triglyceride levels—more effective, actually, than any statin drug. In addition, Dr. Mercola recommends a ketogenic diet, which actually increases fat intake, albeit using healthy fats.”

Red Yeast Rice

“Red yeast rice is used in traditional Chinese medicine as a remedy for poor circulation, indigestion, and diarrhea,” according to Holistic Health’s Cathy Wong.

Chinese red yeast rice equalizations typical levels of cholesterol. Red yeast rice contains substances called monacolins, which are actually happening and changed over by the body to make a compound restraining the creation of cholesterol. One monccolin specifically, lovastatin, has been removed and utilized as a part of prominent statin drugs, along these lines bringing on the FDA to view common red yeast rice as an unproven medication and forbidding it in the USA. Expending moderate measures of common red yeast rice as a major aspect of a general eating regimen keeps up ordinary cholesterol levels. Extricating the dynamic fixing from the rice and utilizing it in a medication definition intensifies its belongings, and may create both muscle and kidney wounds. Supplies of red yeast rice supplements sold in the USA right now don’t contain any of the dynamic fixing to diminish cholesterol levels.

NOTE:  Data about red yeast rice reactions.

Red yeast rice items have been found to contain citrinin, a lethal by-result of the maturation procedure.

Individuals with liver illness or at hazard for liver ailment ought not utilize red yeast rice, as red yeast rice may weaken liver capacity.

Individuals with intense contaminations, kidney illness, or who have had an organ transplant ought not utilize red yeast rice.

Individuals taking red yeast rice who create muscle torment or delicacy ought to suspend the item promptly and check with their specialist.

See a rundown of a portion of the medications that may communicate with red yeast rice.

Red yeast supplements haven’t been tried for wellbeing and remember that the security of supplements in pregnant ladies, nursing moms, kids, and those with therapeutic conditions or who are taking prescriptions has not been set up. You can get tips on utilizing supplements here however in the event that you’re thinking about the utilization of red yeast rice, chat with your essential care supplier first.

Green Tea

Green tea contains different intensifies that lower LDL cholesterol levels. A review performed in Brazil where individuals devoured green tea separate in containers brought about a 4.5 percent bringing down of LDL cholesterol levels.


Eating nuts routinely, particularly walnuts and almonds, may help decrease cholesterol levels of LDL cholesterol.


Niacin, or vitamin B-3 brings down LDL cholesterol levels as much as 10% and raise HDL cholesterol levels by 15% to 30%. In view of its many reactions, niacin ought to just be utilized under the supervision of a wellbeing expert.

Artichoke Leaf Extract

Artichoke leaf remove my help bring down cholesterol levels by constraining its blend in the our bodies. Moreover, the concentrate may build the stream of cholesterol discharge from the liver.

Dissolvable Fiber

Moderate the ingestion of cholesterol in the entrails by devouring nourishments, for example, oats, vegetables, prunes, apples, carrots, broccoli and yams, all high in solvent fiber. Five to 10 grams day by day can deliver a 5 percent lessening in LDL cholesterol.


Policonsanol is a dietary supplement produced using Cuban sugarcane wax. It is not promptly accessible in the US; in any case, non-Cuban items are accessible here which are produced using beeswax or wheat germ. It is utilized to customary aggregate cholesterol levels and is touted to be as powerful as statins and red yeast rice. It might deliver mellow reactions, for example, stomach related bombshells, migraines and sleep deprivation and can take two months or longer to show comes about.

Hotspots for this article include:

Caloiricious: 6 primary elements of cholesterol in the body


Anticipate Disease: World Renown Heart Surgeon Speaks Out On What Really Causes Heart Disease


Common News: Prominent heart specialist uncovered the myths about cholesterol, statins and low fat eating methodologies


College of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics: Cholesterol is essential for the body to work appropriately


About.com – Alternative Medicine: Policonsonol


About.com – Alternative Medicine: Red Yeast Rice


MedicineNet.com: Red Yeast Rice and Cholesterol


About.com – Alternative Medicine: Green Tea for Healthy Cholesterol


Avoidance: The Ten Commandments of Cholesterol Control


About.com – Alternative Medicine: Remedies for High Cholesterol



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