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Dr. Malcolm Kendrick on The True Cause of Heart Disease? The Unifying Theory

Dr. Malcolm Kendrick - Peak Human Podcast


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Dr. Malcolm Kendrick is a General Practitioner in Medicine from Scotland, and focuses the bulk of his research and writing on cholesterol, atherosclerosis, stress, and the myths around them.

He is an outspoken critic of the cholesterol focus of heart disease, overprescription of medications, and the dirty plays of statistics that some doctors use to increase their gains at the expense of their patients and general population.

He is the author of three books, The Clot Thickens, Doctoring Data, and The Cholesterol Con, and runs the website


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  • [0:50] - Brian and Malcolm chat about Malcolm recent book, The Clot Thickens, and a brief overview of heart disease, its history and Malcolm’s thoughts on it

  • [10:01] - Malcolm details the nuance of atherosclerosis, endothelial cells, and damage to blood vessels

  • [19:40] - Malcolm’s thoughts on using LDL as a risk factor for cardiovascular events

  • [31:20] - Myths and facts around cholesterol and its role in physiology

  • [36:00] - Diving deep into Malcolm's thrombogenic hypothesis of heart disease, blood clots and endothelial pathology, Sickle Cell disease and Diabetes

  • [59:21] - Nitric oxide, how it’s benefits were found and how to increase it

  • [1:04:21] - How stress correlates to increased risk of cardiovascular disease

  • [1:08:45] - Malcolm’s thoughts on lifestyle, diet, and relationships that help or hurt your chances of adverse cardiovascular events

  • [1:14:30] - How Malcolm’s thoughts on these topics have changed or cumulated over the years


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1 Comment

Craig Castanet
Craig Castanet
Apr 20, 2022

this dr kendrick was blockbuster good

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