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Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber

Internal Medicine | Cardiovascular Disease

Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber is a top Cardiologist in Freeport, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Freeport, Maine, Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
Dr. Lowell Ian Gerber
  • Freeport, Maine
  • Accepting new patients

Can high cholesterol increase my chances of a heart problem?

Although the standard reply in the past would have been an unquestionable YES, there are now studies which are questioning the validity of the concept that high cholesterol = heart READ MORE
Although the standard reply in the past would have been an unquestionable YES, there are now studies which are questioning the validity of the concept that high cholesterol = heart disease. It may be that high cholesterol might be associated with certain types of heart problems, but not necessarily causing the heart problem. We need cholesterol in our bodies for the healthy function of every cell. Statistical analysis of populations show that the lower the cholesterol, the higher the mortality due to heart disease, cancer, and infection. Those with the higher cholesterol levels lived longer. Some of us are coming to believe that there are other factors which are more important such as refined carbohydrate, toxic cooking oils, air pollution, and chronic infections playing a bigger role than previously thought.

My father has been diagnosed with myocarditis. What does this mean?

He has inflammation in the heart muscle which could be caused by infectious agents such as virus or bacteria, toxins from the environment, allergy, and when we don’t know why we READ MORE
He has inflammation in the heart muscle which could be caused by infectious agents such as virus or bacteria, toxins from the environment, allergy, and when we don’t know why we call it idiopathic.

He should be getting a variety of diagnostic tests including blood and imaging.

The prognosis depends on what is causing it and how extensive.

Therapies rely on the diagnosis.

It could cause the heart muscle and or electrical system to fail, and this should be monitored.