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CVD – atherosclerosis

Diseases

Coronary artery calcium scan

After last week’s deep dive into the relationship between LDL cholesterol, systolic blood pressure, and cardiovascular disease, I thought it would not hurt to go a bit deeper in the weeds. You’ll recall that atherosclerosis takes the greatest proportion of lives when people are in their later years, but it’s a disease that takes a…

Mental health

#51 – Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D.: The pervasive effect of stress – is it killing you?

“The [stress response] system has been serving vertebrates, doing a lot of help for them for an awful long time, and it’s only been a very recent modification to instead secrete [cortisol] in response to thinking about taxes.” —Robert Sapolsky

Cholesterol

#19 – Dave Feldman: stress testing the lipid energy model

“I am on a journey of science, not of advocacy: I’m going to be quite a skeptic.”  —Dave Feldman

Cholesterol

Transcript — The Drive — Dave Feldman

Transcript of episode 19 of The Drive with Peter Attia, released October 8, 2018.

Cholesterol

#03 – Ron Krauss, M.D.: a deep dive into heart disease

“Anybody interested in this field should probably understand the origins.” —Ron Krauss

Diseases

When does heart disease begin (and what this tells us about prevention)?

Before I get into this post I want to lay a few things out.

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