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Why Heart Disease is NOT the #1 Killer: A Closer Look

how to lower blood pressure insulin resistance May 07, 2023

The #1 cause of death in America should not be Heart Disease. We are placing way too much emphasis on lowering blood pressure to prevent heart disease.

When the CDC states that heart disease is #1 cause of death, they are actually looking at an effect of the real cause.

High blood pressure is a symptom of a bigger, underlying problem.

A problem that very few doctors are actually testing. And a problem that 88% of adults in America have.

It’s not being overweight or obese. In fact, this problem can exist even at a healthy weight.

This problem is insulin resistance, and inflammation.

These are the biggest killers in America, not heart disease.

In fact, high blood pressure is often the first sign of insulin resistance.

So if you have high blood pressure, that should be an indicator to also check for insulin resistance.


Highlights From This Episode

[0:00] Topic introduction.

[0:49] Insulin resistance and inflammation cause heart disease. 

[1:56] Insulin resistance pebble, rock, boulder analogy. 

[2:30] Why disease prevention is a lose-lose-lose for big food, big pharma, and big medicine. 

[3:08] What lifestyle changes help keep insulin and inflammation low?


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