Kessinger, Robert
March 2012
Original Internist;Mar2012, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p25
The article discusses how cardiovascular disease is managed by reducing free radical damage arising from oxidative stress rather controlling cholesterol. It cites two major contributors of oxidative stress namely the Reactive Oxygen Species (ROS) and the Angiotensin 2 nitric oxide balance. It notes that statins manipulate only a part of a process and is not an answer to cardiovascular disease. It recommends an exercise program tempered with the health level for a better cardiovascular health.


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