Dr. Agota Csekey PhD


Every year more and more millions of people are taking cholesterol lowering prescription drugs and yet the leading cause of death is still cardiovascular disease. How it is possible? Could it be that there is more emphasis put on the symptom - namely elevated cholesterol – rather than on the actual cause of it?

According to authorities in mainstream medicine, high blood Cholesterol is the cause of most of the cardiovascular diseases. They believe that Cholesterol is clogging arteries and creating plaques on walls of the arteries. Yet more than 50% of people who, for instance, have heart attacks have normal cholesterol levels. There are no studies or evidence which would show that lowering Cholesterol will lower the risk of heart disease.

What is interesting is that elevated blood Triglycerides, which is not discussed and focused on as much as high Cholesterol, have in fact been linked to an increased risk of cardiovascular diseases, and supported by case evidence.


Cholesterol consists of protein and fat and it is made by the liver. Cholesterol is needed by the body and it is part of every cell; we could not live and exists without it.

The brain has about 25% of all cholesterol in the body. Cholesterol also used by the body to manufacture hormones (like testosterone, estrogen, progesterone ..); as well as bile salts to produce bile for digestion; and vitamin D. Large part of the protective cover of the nerves – called the myelin sheet – is also consists of Cholesterol.

By lowering Cholesterol levels we are not only interfering with those above mentioned important processes, but those cholesterol lowering drugs (CLD) also have serious side effects on the body.

CLD works by blocking the enzyme in the liver thus causing it not to produce cholesterol. The same enzyme also involved in producing CoQ10 (coenzyme) which is essential for heart function. The CLD by rubbing the body of this enzyme is creating a potential danger for a heart attack.

Other side effects of CLD includes risk of diabetes; increased risk (50%) of developing cataract; muscle degeneration; liver and kidney problems; memory loss; confusion and more.


Plaques are not caused by Cholesterol. The ever running blood stream is weakening the wall of the arteries and allowing small lesions to be created within. To prevent the lesions the body constantly has to repair the weak areas in the arterial wall using Vitamin-C and Amino acid to combine into Collagen. If any of those “building” components are low or not available than the body will patch up those weak areas and lesion as best as it can and it will create scars and plaques.

Iridology assessment (iris analysis) can reveal poor protein digestion at an early stage in the body; which if left untreated would result the low availability of amino acids for the maintaining and repairing the tissues in our body. By identifying and correcting the problem we can prevent the plaques from being created and also help the body to eliminate the existing ones.


Ingested cholesterol will not raise the level of it in the blood, only for a short time, because the liver will produce less to balance it out. However, the liver will make more cholesterol as a respond to inflammation in the body caused by the rise of oxidants, toxins, and infection/ infestation. It does so to rescue and protect the body.

This is a perfect mechanism within the liver. So instead of artificially interfering with its function by using CLD we should consider that high cholesterol is a sign/signal of other existing problems in the body and NOT a contributing factor to heart disease. Those problems in the body are making the cholesterol rise and they represent the real risk of heart disease.

Inflammation anywhere in the body will affect the arterial vessels as well. Blood test for elevated C-reactive protein can show levels of inflammation - the only problem is the test will not indicate the location of the inflammation.

Iridology assessment (iris analysis) on the other hand is an excellent tool that will actually identify the location and the source of inflammation; as well as toxic deposits in the body. In addition, sclera (white part of the eye) analysis can also show presence of microorganism, parasites and yeast in the system, which are also contributing factor to inflammation. With this information Iridology is able to pin point the real cause of any heart disease and as a result a much more precise and customized treatment program can be put in place.


The name comes from the chemical bond where fatty acids combine with three carbon molecules (glycerol). Triglyceride (TG) is the combination of all the fat we eat and the fatty acids that are converted from carbohydrates and simple sugar as well. Fatty acids that are included in TG are fuel for our organs. Triglyceride is stored as body fat for reserved energy for future use of the body and it is also carried in our bloodstream. Overeating, especially sticky saturated fat, refined sugar and carbohydrate will result in more stored body fat and high blood Triglyceride. Elevated TG is an indicator of high risk of cardiovascular disease. One of the reasons is the change the viscosity (thickness) of the blood and the other is that TG fatty acids damage the inside layer of the wall of the arteries by oxidation.


A male client in his late seventies came to the clinic, who suffered 2-3 transient ischemic attacks (mini strokes) per week. He also had double vision. His iris analysis (Iridology) revealed hardening of the arteries in the head area and the upper part of the body and poor capillary circulation (small vessels). His iris constitution -among many things – denoted tendency for sluggish liver function and thick blood. The sclera (the white part of the eye) reading confirmed low grade (no symptom) viral infection.

According to his previous blood test his cholesterol and blood pressure was normal, but his Triglyceride was high.

His diet was average, but he loved sweets and ate a lot of commercial bakery items.

For his treatment, it had to be considered the viral infection that caused inflammation in the vessels; the tired and rigid (not flexible) arterial walls, which had difficulty in carrying the thick blood to the motor center and the sluggish liver, which didn’t help thinning the blood.

The customized diet and remedial program (herbs and supplements) that was put together worked within 2 weeks. The double vision stopped and the ischemic attacks reduced to 1 per week. He admitted that he was still putting lots of honey in his coffee and tea –thinking it is natural food, so it is good, but sugar is sugar in any form. As soon as he stopped the honey he never had another attack.


What we can learn from all these, is that the contributing factors that are developing a particular disease or condition in the human body manifest in different combinations in each individual’s body, as we can see in the case of heart disease. Through iridology and nutritional assessment we can find the specific root cause of cardiovascular disease for each person.






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