It’s OUTRAGEOUS. Mainstream medicine’s obsession with low cholesterol just took a deadly turn. And YOU could be the next victim in the crosshairs.
According to a stunning new study, those basement low cholesterol levels they’re constantly harassing you to maintain could trigger a stroke.
The arm twisting starts the day you turn 40. And they keep up the pressure until you finally submit to swallowing the statins they INSIST you need.
Which is why it’s no surprise that 1 in 3 older Americans is on a cholesterol-lowering drug.
If you’re one of them, I bet your doctor practically threw you a ticker-tape parade the day your LDL or triglyceride levels dipped into the low 100s.
But if you’re a woman inching towards your doctor’s ULTIMATE goal of having you drop into the double digits, there’s something you should know.
It could be a DEATH sentence!
LOW cholesterol DOUBLES deadly stroke risk
Hemorrhagic strokes are rarer than ischemic strokes. But they’re also FAR more deadly. They cause devastating brain bleeds that can be impossible to recover from.
The new study found that when fasting triglyceride levels drop below 74 milligrams… or 84 if you’ve eaten… you should be concerned.
At that level, your risk for hemorrhagic stroke skyrockets to TWICE that of women with higher numbers.
And it’s the same story with LDL levels.
When LDL levels fall below 70 milligrams, the risk for bleeding in the brain during a stroke is DOUBLE that of women with higher numbers.
In other words, your LOW CHOLESTEROL could KILL you.
Oxidation is the TRUE danger
Sky high LDL cholesterol levels ARE a red flag. Conventional docs have that part right, at least.
It’s just the mainstream approach is, once again, fixating on symptoms. Meanwhile, they’re missing the forest for the trees.
Cholesterol is basically “light and fluffy” in its natural form. It’s nothing like the “artery cement” that puts you at risk for a deadly stroke.
Those plaques are made up of fat, calcium, and OXIDIZED cholesterol.
You see, when free radicals oxidize cholesterol, the cholesterol becomes dense and sticky. And THAT’S when you have a problem.
Like bubblegum on the bottom of your shoe, just about everything oxidized cholesterol touches sticks to it. And the sticky sludge that forms as a result, is more likely to get stuck to your artery walls.
If that sludge becomes unstable and ruptures, a stroke can be the result.
Nutrient 3 pack targets OXIDIZED cholesterol
So the simplest and safest solution for keeping your arteries free of “artery cement” – and YOU stroke-free — is to short-circuit the OXIDATION process to keep your cholesterol light and fluffy.
After all, don’t forget your body needs cholesterol to function. It’s used in the hormone production process. It helps create the protective membranes that surround your cells.
And 25 percent of the cholesterol in your body is located in your brain. Which is why it’s no surprise that older folks with dementia have LOWER LDL levels. While people with higher LDL stay sharp as a tack.
Talk to your doc about dropping the statins and tackle the TRUE cholesterol problem. You can start by boosting your omega-3 levels by eating more wild-caught cold-water fish and taking an omega-3 supplement.
Bump up your levels of the potent antioxidant vitamin E by eating more organic leafy greens, nuts, and seeds. And consider taking a mixed tocopherol vitamin E supplement as well.
And complete your oxidized-cholesterol-fighting three pack with astaxanthin, one of the most potent oxidation blockers in existence.
You’ll find it in salmon, shrimp, and lobster — it’s what gives them their pink or red color. But to get a therapeutic dose, a supplement is probably your best bet.
Your cholesterol levels will end up being gently guided into the golden zone. WITHOUT having to worry about those dangerously low stroke-triggering levels. And most important of all, it won’t end up oxidizing and turning into “artery cement.”
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