Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D. is a nationally recognized board-certified neurosurgeon, health practitioner, author, and lecturer. He attended the Louisiana State University School of Medicine and completed his internship and neurological residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. For 26 years, practiced neurosurgery in addition to having a nutritional practice. He recently retired from his neurosurgical duties to devote his full attention to nutritional research. Dr. Blaylock writes The Blaylock Wellness Report newsletter and has authored four books, Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills, Health and Nutrition Secrets That Can Save Your Life, Natural Strategies for Cancer Patients, and his most recent work, Cellular and Molecular Biology of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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How Can I Get Off Cholesterol Medications?

Monday, 03 Jun 2013 09:30 AM

By Russell Blaylock, M.D.

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Question: What causes high triglycerides, and what can I do to lower them naturally so that I can get off cholesterol medications?
 
 
Dr. Blaylock's Answer:
 
In the vast majority of cases, high triglycerides are caused by eating too much sugar and/or simple carbohydrates.
 
Kale and broccoli can help lower cholesterol levels without raising triglycerides. Both should be cooked to destroy a thyroid-suppressing compound within the plants. They can
be steamed for 20 minutes.

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