Category Archives: Integrative medicine

Red Yeast Rice Can Lower Cholesterol

Those of you with high cholesterol will be happy to learn that there are some legitimate options to your statin pills. Many people cannot tolerate the extremely popular statin pills, especially from side effects of muscle aches. But there’s now some very strong evidence that herbal medicines, including red yeast rice, can be at least as effective as a statin, and without the side effects.… Read the rest

Looking For Info On Herbs & Supplements?

It’s always hard to find good research on herbs and vitamin supplements; one website I recommend is the Mayo Clinic (Drugs and Supplements – They have a nice collection of the top few dozen treatments.

The same good folks at Mayo Clinic also have a nice, free weekly e-newsletter called “Housecall”, which you can subscribe to on their first page.… Read the rest