Improving your cholesterol can be accomplished with diet and exercise modification.  Proper eating and some form of exercise should be the established foundation prior to beginning any treatment.  Chronically poor levels of cholesterol can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease.  Sometimes medical intervention is needed to help restore a proper lipid balance.  Defy Medical routinely monitors all of our patient’s cholesterol and triglycerides in order to provide any treatment, when needed, towards an optimal lipid profile. 

Three individual nutrients are available which have been clinically proven to improve your lipid profile.  Each nutrient works differently.

Omega-3 Fish Oil

Synthesized from fish sources, Omega-3 fatty acid is used to lower elevated Triglycerides and improve cholesterol.  It has been found to reduce high Triglycerides with such effectiveness that the FDA has approved it for lowering Triglycerides.  Supplementing with Omega-3 has been found to increase HDL (good) cholesterol and lower VLDL (Bad) cholesterol, reducing risk factor for heart disease.  Omega-3 appears to also help reduce inflammation.  Our new formula contains 400 mg EPA and 300 mg DHA—the long-chain omega-3's that have been shown to support a healthy heart, normal joint flexibility and much more.  The ethyl ester form of fish oil is a more concentrated source of EPA and DHA and also repeats less than other forms of fish oil. All of our omega fish oil products are derived from deep sea, cold-water fish and are independently tested for PCB's, heavy metals and other contaminants, to ensure purity.

Defy Medical offers high quality Omega-3 from two different pharmaceutical companies

Specialty Pharmacy (Rx required)

  • Omega-3 1000mg 60 gel capsule- $22.00

Metabolic Maintenance (No Rx required)

  • Ethyl Esters Omega 400 mg EPA, 300 mg DHA 60 gel capsules- $28.00
  • Mega Omega Extra Strength 100 gel capsules - $28.00

Doctors sometimes prescribe Omega-3 as a blood thinner, found to be more effective than Asprin, for patients found to have high red blood cells.  This can be especially beneficial to men on TRT

Coenzyme Q10

Coenzyme Q10 is a substance similar to a micronutrient, such as a vitamin, which acts as a powerful antioxidant.  Coenzyme Q10 has been shown to be beneficial for heart health and supporting energy metabolism at the cellular level. 

Defy Medical offers high potency Coenzyme Q10 from two pharmaceutical compnies

Specialty Pharmacy (Rx required)

  • Coenzyme Q10 200mg Gel Capsule (HIGH POTENCY)- Contact clinic for price (changes monthly)
  • Custom Coenzyme Q10 Topical Lipoderm Cream- Contact Defy for details

Metabolic Maintenance

  • Coenzyme Q10 100mg 60 capsules- $35.00
  • Coenzyme Q10 Powder *150 Servings! 1 scoop= 100mg-  $70

Red Yeast Rice

Red Yeast Rice is used to improve both HDL and LDL cholesterol.  The active ingredient in red yeast is the same as the active ingredient in prescription drugs called statins used for high cholesterol.

Doctor’s Recommendation for Short term treatment of High Cholesterol: 

  • 1200mg Red Yeast Rice + 200mg Coenzyme Q10

Defy Medical offers a capsule which contains 1,200mg Red Yeast Rice and 200mg Coenzyme Q10 per serving, which is two capsules.  Red Yeast Rice has been used for a long time to lower LDL (bad) and increase (HDL) cholesterol.  Synergy between Red Yeast Rice and Coenzyme Q10 has shown to be a very effective combination which improves both good and bad cholesterol with efficacy similar to prescription drugs but without the side effects. 

Metabolic Maintenance

  • 1200mg/200mg 120 capsules- $43.00

Directions: Take Red Yeast Rice as directed for 90 days in addition to dietary changes.  For additional benefits, combine with Omega-3.  Do not take Red Yeast Rice for longer than 90 days without first consulting your doctor.   It is also important to make dietary changes to help long term.


DO YOU KNOW YOUR CHOLESTEROL? 

Find out with a simple blood test for $10. Test your good and bad cholesterol plus triglycerides with a simple Lipid Panel blood test for only $10. Test available across the US at a Lab near you. 

Complete Lipid Blood-test Panel - $10


Do you take a Statin Drug?

Statin Drugs are commonly prescribed by Doctors to patients who have high cholesterol. Nearly 60 million people will be taking statin drugs this year in the United States alone. Statins have been found to significantly lower Co-Q10 levels.  Supplementing with Co-Q 10 can help restore depleted levels.

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    Insurance:

    Defy Medical strives to provide both quality medical care along with affordable access to compounded medications, blood tests, and nutritional supplements. In order to accomplish this, Defy Medical does not accept any form of insurance. Many of the formulations we use in our therapies are not covered by insurance, and the cost of overall treatment is often less than when using insurance. On case by case basis, some insurance companies do reimburse for Hormone Replacement Therapy and Testosterone Replacement Therapy. It is each patient's responsibility to contact their own insurance company to confirm reimbursement. Defy Medical will not contact your insurance company nor will take any responsibility for any additional forms your insurance requires. Defy Medical provides claim assistance by completing the standard claim form (CMS-1500) for the patient to submit to their insurance company. If you would like to receive Claim Assistance, please contact patient services at info@defymedical.com.