Doctors Stuck On Automatic Mode When It Comes To Treating ‘High’ Cholesterol

Filed under: Health — @ April 26, 2010

Being a member of the highly-respected medical profession has got to be one of the most rewarding experiences for those who choose to invest and educate themselves for many years to serve the general public with the knowledge they’ve obtained through all of this intense training. It’s not an easy road to obtain those letters after you name signifying you have the credentials to practice medicine on patients who have a medical need. Let me just say up front that I have nothing but great respect for those people who decide to become a nurse, doctor, naturopath, chiropractor, and any number of other healthcare-related careers. It’s a very noble profession in my eyes and I for one am glad they do what they do for those times when I or a family member have needed or will need medical assistance.

But there’s one thing that really bothers me about the practice of medicine as it exists in the year 2010 and it’s this: I can’t help but notice there seems to be an obvious disconnect between a doctor’s complex understanding of the way the human body functions and the impossible-to-miss nutritional component of it all. Here’s a recent example of a woman who shared the results of her NMR LipoProfile test with me and she wanted to know if she was okay or not:

Hi Jimmy,

Would you mind looking at my NMR Lipoprofile results? I’m meeting with the doctor on Monday and was wondering what you thought.

LDL-P: 1354
Small LDL-P: 151
Total cholesterol: 249
LDL-C: 159
HDL-C: 85
Particle size: 21.1
Triglycerides: 27
Large HDL P: 19.1
Large VLDL P: below 0.7

Click here to see why these cholesterol test results are absolutely sensational, what is most important when looking at lipid test results like this, and the seemingly clueless reaction of her doctor to these numbers. If you worry about your cholesterol numbers and think you need to be on a statin drug, READ THIS!

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