Latest by William Davis, M.D.

Find out how to reduce triglycerides!

In his previous post, Dr. Davis explained what triglycerides are and why they are so important. In this blog he will describe different methods for controlling your triglyceride numbers. Here are the strategies to consider: Reduction in processed car...

Triglycerides: One of the most important numbers on your cholesterol panel

Do you know what triglycerides are? Triglycerides are that number included at the end of every cholesterol panel. You know, the one your doctor usually ignores and most people don’t even know is there. What exactly does this neglected value mean? Tri...

AHA: Blood Pressure Higher in Winter"”Are They Missing the Vitamin D Connection?

An exhaustive review of health records of 443,632 veterans nationwide reported by Ross D. Fletcher, MD, of the VA Medical Center in Washington, D.C. revealed that blood pressures are higher in winter. Dr. Fletcher reported his findings at the America...

Why "Average" Cholesterol Values Can Be So Bad

Jack had been told again and again that there was absolutely nothing wrong with his cholesterol panel. His numbers: Total cholesterol 198 mg/dl LDholesterol 119 mg/dl- actually below the national average (131 mg/dl). HDL cholestero8 mg/dl- actually a...

Small LDL Cholesterol: Epidemic of the New Century

There’s a new risk factor for heart disease-and it’s not high cholesterol. It’s rapidly skyrocketed into first place as the number one most common trigger for heart disease. Ask your family physician what the number one cause for heart disease is, an...

Are You a Wheat-aholic?

Here’s an experiment: Eliminate any food made with or containing wheat for the next four weeks and see what happens. This means no bread, pasta, crackers, cookies, breads, chips, pancakes, waffles, breading on chicken, rolls, bagels, cakes, breakfast ...

Drop your cholesterol like a stone"”naturally!

There’s a new conversation brewing in the cholesterol world. (By “new” I actually mean dating back over a decade, but finally starting to percolate up into the consciousness of the public and practicing physicians, who now often rely on patients for ...

The Untold Story: Heart Disease is a Reversible Process

There’s an important story not being told: Heart disease is a reversible process. For the great majority of people, coronary heart disease is something that you can gain control over. I’m referring to coronary disease in all its forms: heart attack, ...