What really causes heart disease with Dr. Malcolm Kendrick

Malcolm Kendrick is a General Practitioner who lives in the UK. He has written The Cholesterol Con and Doctoring Data and has an amazing accent. He is well known in the cholesterol/heart disease space and it was a pleasure to have him on the podcast. 

Time Stamps

9:40 Start of the podcast

11:04 Malcolm’s story.

16:00 Malcolm’s experience with criticism.

22:15 Atherosclerosis and low carb diets.

32:00 “Lack of an association or an inverse association between low-density-lipoprotein cholesterol and mortality in the elderly: a systematic review” https://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/6/6/e010401

41:35 Endothelial damage

44:40 What damages the endothelium?

48:28 Cholesterol transport system in the body.

53:30 Ace inhibitors.

54:45 Can you get atherosclerosis in veins?

1:01:10 The value of LDL in the human body.

1:10:30 Familial hypercholesterolemia.

1:11:20 NSAIDs and glycocalyx

1:18:20 Proton Pump Inhibitors.

1:19:00 The advantages of sunlight.

1:21:00 Plaque/clot formation and LPa.

1:33:17 Vitamin C and Atherosclerosis. 

1:38:19 Statins 

1:46:15 Negative effects of Statins 

1:52:55 Dangers of inhibiting cholesterol production.

1:55:25 How do we prevent Atherosclerosis ?

1:59:30 Where to find Malcolm’s work.

2:00:35 What is the most radical thing Malcolm has done recently?