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Doctors urge Fast-Food chains to give out cholesterol medication like ketchup packets

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posted on Aug, 13 2010 @ 02:07 PM
Newly published in the American Journal of Cardiology is a study claiming that giving away free statin drugs along with your cheeseburger and milkshake meal is an effective way of mitigating the health effects of fast food.

The article goes on to explain the rationale of practicing “risk-reduction”; comparing the free drug give-away to wearing a seatbelt while driving.

Could it even be possible to receive worse medical advice?

Don’t pay any attention to the potential kidney damage, liver disease, erectile dysfunction and the myriad of other side effects from statin drugs. They have pills to put you on for those too.

In the land of logic, reason and biochemistry, where no pharmaceutical crazed pusher may dwell, it’s easy to understand how this dangerous practice wouldn’t help or neutralize your risk but in fact, INCREASE your chances of developing a chronic disease by expanding your exposure to toxic chemicals.

Instead of just damaging your heart and pancreas with fast food, you're now also harming your liver and kidneys with a chemical drug. The fact that a doctor would actually recommend giving out free statin drugs to fast food customers is more proof (not that more is needed) that mainstream medical education is a complete failure, when it come to health care, and that allopathic doctors continue to remain clueless about real answers to health.

So remember kids, if you’re going to eat junk food, (of which the majority of school lunch programs fall in this category) then make sure to take your patented, chemically manufactured drugs like the good doctors suggest.

Source: American Journal of Cardiology

[edit on 13-8-2010 by StrangeBrew]

posted on Aug, 13 2010 @ 03:02 PM

The above link is a long article, but it explains why we need cholesterol, and the dangers of statin drugs. I have a good healthy fear of doctors, some are very good, but I double check anything that doesn't feel right.

If someones cholesterol is too high, and is on cholesterol lowering drugs for some reason, there is nothing wrong with trying to lower LDL cholesterol naturally, while still on medication, to try to get off the medication.

Don't ever just quit your medication after reading these articles. But look for better, natural ways. Like diet and exercise.

StrangeBrew , your article just proves too many doctors are lacking in education. Or that they are trying to make more patients.
No, I don't think worse medical advice is possible.

[edit on 13-8-2010 by snowspirit]

posted on Aug, 13 2010 @ 06:17 PM
Please don't post sensationalist titles that do not accurately represent the content.

"Doctors" are not "urging" anyone to provide statins with meals. One paper, with only two of the five authors being doctors (and only one of those two being a medical doctor) suggests such a plan. They also explain that, while beneficial, there are many, many downsides to the concept, which is why they are NOT "urging" anyone to do it, and are instead suggesting (again, not "urging") investigation into other ways to appropriately make statins available to high-risk patients, or patient who engage in high-risk activities for cardiovascular disease.

Again, no where in the paper are "doctors" doing any sort of "urging" of the fast-food industry.

posted on Aug, 14 2010 @ 09:52 AM
I wouldn't doubt any of it.

Linus Pauling was one of the greatest scientist who ever lived, but since he didn't go along with the establishment's "DRUG B.S." he got tossed under the bus & called a "QUACK."

If you read the following links you will understand just about all that you will ever need to.

Please, take a look at these links.

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