Category Archives: Cholesterol

Cholesterol Is Essential for Cellular Health

Majid Ali, M.D. So Says the New England Journal of Medicine. Consider the following quote from an article published in the Journal on November 8, 2012 (367:1792-1802): “Cholesterol is a fundamental structural component of mammalian cell membranes and is essential for cellular proliferation. Statins inhibit the production of endogenous cholesterol and block protein prenylation, and statin use may therefore influence

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Truth About Heart Attacks and Strokes – A Call for Low-Carb Diet From The New York Times

                                         Majid Ali, M.D. Healthy fats prevent heart attacks. So do healthy proteins. Heart attacks are caused by chronic anger and insulin toxicity which, in turn, results from sugar toxicity. Insuln toxicity is fermenting, inflaming, and fattening. These statements are based on established facts of science. The New York Times, of course, has had nothing but disdain for the above

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The Metabolic Syndrome in Adults: What Might That Be?

                                       Majid Ali, M.D. How wide is the problem of the metabolic syndrome among adults now? What may be expected in the next two deacdes considering the rising incidence of the syndrome among children? Consider the following quote from the editorial in June 4, 2004 issue of Science: There is a growing public health crisis that is global in scope,

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Pediatric Cardiac Dysfunction State – Children’s Overdriven Hearts

When a Child’s Heart Is Overdriven Majid Ali, M.D. In this article I introduce the term Pediatric Cardiac Dysfunction State and define it as a state in which children develop episodes of chest discomfort associated with any combination of the following: chest tightness, chest pain, rapid heart rate, heart palpitations, skipped heartbeats, and numbness or burning sense in the lower

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Seeing the Heart, Knowing the Heart

  Majid Ali, M.D.       In caring for my patients, I see the heart in three dimensions, for preservation of the heart health , prevention of heart disease, and reversal of chronic disease. Spiritual Dimension How the soul and the spirit nurtures the heart and keeps it open and blooming. Enterohepatic Oxygen Dimension How the health of the

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The More-Plaques-Fewer-Deaths Paradox – Part Two

  Majid Ali, M.D. Heart disease is not a plumbing problem. Regrettably, an enormous number people have lost their lives as a result of the grievous error of those who believe the “cholesterol-plaque-plumbing model.” This model is utterly indefensible in light of the known scientific facts of molecular biology of oxygen, cholesterol, and endos (short for endothelial cells that make

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More Coronary Plaques, Fewer-Coronary Deaths

More Coronary Plaques, Fewer-Coronary Deaths Majid Ali, M.D. Majid Ali, M.D. More arterial plaques are associated with fewer deaths from heart attacks and strokes. No, you did not misread the sentence. I write precisely what I mean: people with less intense plaque formation have higher mortality from cardiovascular diseases. I anticipate harsh frowns from doctors on the title of this

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The Oxygen Model of Cardiac Myocytic Disease

                         Coronary Heart Disease Not                           a Plumbing Problem?                                       Majid Ali, M.D.  Majid Ali, M.D. Most people look at heart disease as a plumbing problem. Celebrities talk about their coronary stents. Presidents exalt their coronary bypass procedures. On public television, highly esteemed hosts exhort the virtues of Lipitor and related drugs to lower blood cholesterol levels (once I heard Charlie

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THE OXYGEN MODEL OF CORONARY HEART DISEASE AND CLINICAL OUTCOME WITH AN INTEFGRATIVE PROTOCOL

  Majid Ali, M.D. Shara Fischer, B.A., Mahboob Baig, M.B;B.S; Judy Juco, M.D., Alfred Fayemi, M.D., Eli Bannahji, M.D.,Jenny Gutierrez, M.D., Claudia Jeannette Alvarado Estrada, M.D; Rosa Zapata, M.D; Sabitha Dasoju, M.B;B.S. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is, first and foremost, an energetic lesion. Specifically, it begins with rupture of the initialstep involving complex I in the chain of oxygen-driven events in mitochondrial

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