Need a Heart Procedure? Better Read This…
If you’re living with heart disease, you might feel like your “ticker” is more like a ticking time bomb.
That it’s only a matter of time before you’re facing a heart attack… or worse.
Big Pharma and mainstream medicine prey on this fear to talk you in to drugs and procedures that can cause far more harm than good.
This isn’t a conspiracy theory.
A recent study presented at the American Heart Association’s annual meeting and published in the New England Journal of Medicine uncovered some alarming information.
And you should hear about it before agreeing to any heart procedure or drugs.
When it comes to your heart, buyer beware.
Heart disease is big business for the medical community. And while Big Pharma doesn’t get paid unless you’re buying pills, surgeons don’t get paid unless they’re cutting you open.
And when it comes to keeping your heart healthy, you may not need EITHER.
If you already have heart disease, your doctor has probably tried to talk you into the standard drugs like statins to lower cholesterol and ACE inhibitors to lower your blood pressure.
But some doctors like to be more aggressive in their treatment plans—and push for invasive treatments like stents and bypass surgery.
The whole point of doing treatments like these is to reduce your risk of having a heart attack—or of dying.
But do these procedures really help?
To answer that question, researchers followed more than 5,000 patients with heart disease, from 37 countries, for about three years.
They compared two approaches:
- a conservative treatment strategy—which consisted of typical meds for cholesterol, blood pressure, and angina, and diet and exercise counseling
- an aggressive strategy—which consisted of the drugs and counseling PLUS a coronary procedure—such as a stent or bypass surgery—performed soon after an abnormal stress test
By the end of the trial, the rates of heart attacks and death were practically IDENTICAL in both groups.
I’ll say it another way: Expensive, invasive, risky procedures were NO MORE BENEFICIAL than standard medications and lifestyle changes at preventing heart attacks and death.
I hope that a study like this will be a wake-up call to the medical community—and to individuals like you who stay informed through articles like these—not to fall into the “more is better” trap when it comes to medical procedures.
Written By Dr. Richard Gerhauser, M.D.
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