Cholesterol: Hormone Father
You might think I am going to rant against cholesterol, but no – I will glorify it!
Cholesterol, just like fats, is widely misunderstood.
It is the father of all sex hormones, including testosterone and estrogen. You have been taught that cholesterol leads to heart disease. But new studies show that cholesterol plays very little or no role at all in heart disease.
I will tell you about the real cause of heart disease in the near future, but it is not cholesterol or saturated fat.
And drugs that lower cholesterol also lower your sex drive.
Killing the Myths
Did you know that more than 60% of people with heart disease have a normal cholesterol level?
And that many people with high cholesterol have very healthy hearts?
The widest reported side effect of drugs that lower cholesterol is LOSS OF LIBIDO. Yes – while you are unnecessarily using those drugs, you are also on the way to killing your sex drive.
One study suggested that those with the highest cholesterol levels were the ones who live the longest, while those with low cholesterol levels were likely to die earlier than those with high levels!
Men with total cholesterol levels less than 160 mg/dl have a 20% greater risk of death, and the risk of getting cancer is 23% higher in men whose levels are less than 160 mg/dl.
Your body elevates cholesterol as a PROTECTIVE MECHANISM.
Sometimes a rise in cholesterol is not a CAUSE of disease but your body protecting itself from imbalances or disease. In regard to heart disease, the real evil is sugar.
A study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that people who replaced saturated fats with foods high in sugar were 33% more likely to have a heart attack.
I advise you stop using cholesterol-lowering drugs because you are DESTROYING your sex drive. A study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine found that these drugs might induce HYPOGONADISM, a condition ...