cholesterol

  1. forterpride

    Is this drug healthier than statins?

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/02/21/health/fda-cholesterol-lowering-drug-approved/index.html
  2. Igorevich

    Strange hormonal profile

    Hi. I recently posted my story here, but I want to be more precise in asking for advice. I'm 27 years old male. My main problems right now are the following: 1) Most of the time I'm fatigued, having malaise, uneasiness, pure concentration, low-grade akathisia, brain fog. but every little...
  3. Mauritio

    The skin as a steroidogenic organ

    Here's a collection of studies on the skin as a steroidogenic organ mainly to show that hormones like pregnenolone have a different metabolization topically, compared to orally. "The cutaneous steroidogenic system can also have systemic effects, which are emphasized by significant skin...
  4. youngsinatra

    Chest Pains After Egg Consumption?

    Hey guys, I'm observing an interesting sensation: every time I eat whole eggs, I get this kind of chest pain that lasts for a few hours, sometimes even until the next morning. I don't feel that comfortable with this and also makes me a bit concerned about my heart health. Back when I was...
  5. B

    Can Riboflavin Increase Cholesterol? Experiences With Riboflavin Please?

    I have always had very low cholesterol, and the necessity of taking thyroid meds has lowered it further. Various ways have been reported to increase cholesterol. The typically suggested methods to increase cholesterol include consuming extra cholesterol and consuming extra sugar. I found only...
  6. noqcks

    Books Recommendations On Cholesterol

    I'm looking for book recommendations to "redpill" me on Cholesterol Thank you.
  7. Mito

    Low Serum Cholesterol Level Among Patients With COVID-19 Infection

    Abstract Background: A recent cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, China, was caused by a novel coronavirus COVID-19. Meanwhile, as the infection progressed, a large number of cases were also diagnosed in Wenzhou, China. The objective of the study is to describe the clinical laboratory features...
  8. haidut

    Cholesterol And SFA Are Anabolic; PUFA/MUFA Akin To Chemical Castration

    A pair of interesting study and a commentary in the highly respected Journals of Gerontology. Namely, higher cholesterol intake is associated with much higher lean muscle mass accrual as a result of weight lifting. Interestingly, higher protein intake was not. Even more interestingly, and much...
  9. haidut

    Statins More Than Double The Risk Of Diabetes Compared To Non-users

    Yet another damning study on the toxic effects of drugs whose main effect (lowering cholesterol by blocking its synthesis) is already known to be harmful and has no evidence behind its claimed benefits. So, we can now add diabetes to the list of cancer, ALS, dementia, birth defects...
  10. haidut

    PUFA/Statins Promote UV Damage & Skin Cancer (melanoma), Cholesterol Is Protective

    Several people asked Peat over email about the dangers of sun exposure. He responded by saying that the main danger is the lipid (PUFA) perodixation caused by the UV lights and that taking some aspirin, vitamin E, or niacinamide greatly reduces the damage. The study below confirms that PUFA may...
  11. haidut

    Increased Cholesterol Esterification As A Cause Of Alzheimer Disease (AD)

    Peat's most recent newsletter was on the topic of cholesterol and its increased esterification as a possible cause of the many pathologies that occur with aging. Nov 2018: Dr. Peat Talks About Cholesterol Esters Causing Aging One of the organs most vulnerable to cholesterol esterification is...
  12. Mito

    Dietary Cholesterol Contained In Whole Eggs Is Not Well Absorbed

    Abstract Whole egg is a food source of dietary cholesterol and inconsistent research findings exist about the effect of dietary cholesterol from whole egg on blood cholesterol concentration. We assessed the effect of co-consuming cooked whole egg (CWE) on dietary cholesterol absorption from two...
  13. haidut

    Eating 12 Eggs A Week Does Not Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

    This study probably won't come as surprise to forum users given what Ray has said and written about cholesterol. Without much fanfare, after more than 60 years of officially demonizing cholesterol in 2017 the FDA quietly reversed its position on recommending avoiding cholesterol. However, to...
  14. Luann

    Lowered Cholesterol In EFAD, Good Or Bad?

    "Cholesterol synthesis appears to be substantially decreased in livers of EFA deficient rats, whether deficiency is produced by a fat-free diet or a diet which contains 30% hydrogenated coconut oil. Nevertheless, cholesterol collects in the liver, primarily as cholesterol esters..." I wonder if...
  15. H

    Cholesterogenesis To Steroidogenesis: Role Of B2 In The Biosynthesis Of D

    Cholesterogenesis to Steroidogenesis: Role of B2 in the Biosynthesis of D From Cholesterogenesis to Steroidogenesis: Role of Riboflavin and Flavoenzymes in the Biosynthesis of Vitamin D From Cholesterogenesis to Steroidogenesis: Role of Riboflavin and Flavoenzymes in the Biosynthesis of...
  16. Travis

    On Pellagra

    Pellagra is fairly well understood, but there is still some persistent mythology surrounding the etiology. Everyone knows that niacin is the characteristic deficiency, but few are aware of the central importance that leucine plays in this. The somewhat low tryptophan and niacin content of corn...
  17. P

    Statins May Exert Beneficial Effects Through A Pathway Other Than It's Cholesterol Lowering Action

    Was surprised when saw a study showing statins have positive effects on bones, did a bit of searching and it turned out that it has some positive action,generally, through inhibiting rho kinase, which also is protective against heart disease. Im not promoting statin use at all(for obvious...
  18. haidut

    Taurine And T3 As Treatment For Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

    As most of the forum users know, MS is a chronic demyelination disease for which there is officially no cure. However, it is know that pregnant women experience complete remission and the condition exacerbates post-pregnancy, which emphasizes the protective role of progesterone and the...
  19. haidut

    High HDL Levels Are Associated With High All-cause Mortality

    I posted a few studies some time ago showing that HDL is associated with CVD mortality. Good (HDL) Cholesterol Is Not So Good After All Peat has spoken many times about the false claims of the medical industry that HDL is in fact the "good" cholesterol. HDL is most commonly elevated by stress...
  20. W

    PUFA Suppress Hepatic Farnesyl Diphosphate Synthase Expression

    Hepatic farnesyl diphosphate synthase expression is suppressed by polyunsaturated fatty acids. - PubMed - NCBI Abstract Dietary vegetable oils and fish oils rich in PUFA (polyunsaturated fatty acids) exert hypocholesterolaemic and hypotriglyceridaemic effects in rodents. The plasma...
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