Cholesterol Does Not Cause Heart Disease — Wake Up World – June 6th, 2019

By Dr. Joseph Mercola

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

Originally published at mercola.com and reproduced here with permission.

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in nearly every cell of your body, vital for optimal functioning. For instance, your body uses cholesterol in the construction of cell membranes and in regulating protein pathways required for cell signaling. Without sufficient amounts of cholesterol in your body you may experience a negative impact on your brain health, hormone levels and heart disease risk.

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Why Heart Disease is the Leading Cause of Death – and How to Avoid It — Wake Up World – February 14th, 2019

February 14th, 2019 By Makia Freeman Contributing writer for Wake Up World Heart disease is not just the leading cause of death in the USA, but also in the whole world. It’s not just the leading cause of death for men, but also for women. Heart disease is not just one disease. It’s a whole group of diseases which affect the circulatory system and include cardiovascular disease and conditions like high/low blood pressure. So what really causes it – and what can you do about it? Read more

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