The Statin / Anti-Inflammatory Connection

By Tucson Functional Medicine on May 31, 2021 0 Comments

Statin medications have been hailed as the king of lowering total and LDL cholesterol. The position of many in the medical arena support that lowering cholesterol will save us from a deadly cardiovascular incident. Although I won’t deny that statins in fact are well substantiated to decrease the incidence of cardiovascular mortality the question we … Continue Reading


Insulin Resistance– More Dangerous Than High Cholesterol

By Tucson Functional Medicine on May 3, 2021 0 Comments

Contrary to what most people have been told, elevated cholesterol is not the villain it has been made out to be.  Unfortunately, many people are chasing the wrong criminal when it comes to improving health outcomes. The medical literature is exploding with the dangers of insulin resistance in the increase of cardiovascular disease and other disease entities. … Continue Reading