Tag: heart disease

WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART FOUR OF A FOUR PART SERIES

WHAT DOES A THORN IN THE FOOT, HEART DISEASE, AND A MEERSCHAUM OF MARIJUANA HAVE IN COMMON? PART FOUR OF A FOUR PART SERIES. By Chris Rasmussen MD, MS. CANNABIDIOL (CBD) Hey everyone sorry I’m late but I was on vacation. I am a contributing writer to another website that you will find very interesting. […]

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INFLAMMATION PART FIVE: RESPONSE TO INJURY

THE RESPONSE TO INJURY HYPOTHESIS Finally I’ll expand on the last and most accepted theory on atherosclerosis which nicely ties in the above concepts. This very concise article was taken from the emedicine website. I have paraphrased much of it for simplicity. ENDOTHELIAL INJURY AS THE MECHANISM OF ATHEROSCLEROSIS[1] Response to (vascular/endothelial) injury theory. According […]

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INFLAMMATION PART FOUR: THOSE DARN YOUNG PLAQUES

HELLO EVERYONE. WELL, FINALS ARE FINAL AND I CAN GET BACK TO POSTING OUR CONTINUED DISCUSSION ON INFLAMMATION. Right now we’ll go over blood vessel inflammation since it’s prevalent in most diseases of the first world. First I’ll cover briefly what happens when an unstable plaque ruptures. We’ll cover the the two main competing theories […]

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THE NEW STATIN GUIDELINES? DUMP IT IN THE WATER SUPPLY!

Just when you thought it was safe to see your Doc in the Box without worrying about leaving the office with a statin prescription, they hit you with new statin medication guidelines. Several associations and government institutions have recently released four guidelines focused on the assessment of cardiovascular risk, lifestyle modifications to reduce cardiovascular risk […]

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