Association between dietary arginine and C-reactive protein

We really can’t let information like this get out.  That would totally ruin the drug company’s hopes for the next blockbuster drug when they finally figure out how to lower CRP pharmaceutically.  Of course, the fact that managing insulin resistance, exercise and fish oils bring down CRP levels has not stopped them.

But, mark my words–the second it is confirmed that a drug lowers CRP levels (there are currently several trials of the potential for statins to lower CRP), there will be advertisements all over telling patients to have their CRP levels checked…  We saw the same push with irritable bowel syndrome once the new anti-motility drugs were released.

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James Bogash

For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.