Category: Cholesterol

The Different Tests For High Cholesterol

The Different Tests For High Cholesterol

The total level of cholesterol in the blood is important. But to help the Doctors determine the best treatments for a person’s High Cholesterol, the level of LDL, HDL, and triglycerides are also considered. There are 3 well-known tests to get the cholesterol levels in the blood. Simple cholesterol test Direct LDL test Fasting cholesterol...

Reduce Heart Disease by Lowering Your Cholesterol

Reduce Heart Disease by Lowering Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol helps your body build new cells, insulate nerves, and produce hormones. Normally, the liver makes all the cholesterol the body needs. But cholesterol also enters your body from dietary sources, such as animal-based foods like milk, eggs, and meat. High intake of trans fats, saturated fats, and simple sugars may increase your levels as...

Understanding Heart Disease and Cholesterol

Understanding Heart Disease and Cholesterol

Cholesterol is not bad. In fact cholesterol is necessary for normal body functioning. The concern only comes into play when cholesterol levels are too high or not in balance. What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is packaged in a special molecule called lipoprotein that allows cholesterol  to move around the body. There are numerous lipoproteins and subtypes,...

Can I Really Lower My Cholesterol Naturally?

Can I Really Lower My Cholesterol Naturally?

Can I Really Lower My Cholesterol Naturally? Heart Savior -™ is a proprietary blend of several well known ingredients that have been known for their cholesterol reducing characteristics and for overall heart health. After years of research by Doctors, this unique combination of ingredients has resulted in a revolutionary product that is an excellent non-prescription...

Bad air may lower good cholesterol, increase heart disease r..

Bad air may lower good cholesterol, increase heart disease r..

Exposure to higher levels of air pollution may increase cardiovascular disease risk by lowering levels of high-density lipoprotein (HDL), commonly known as “good” cholesterol, reveals a study. Higher exposure to black carbon, a marker of traffic-related pollution, is significantly associated with a lower “good” cholesterol level, showed the findings published in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis,...

High cholesterol? Try these simple fixes

High cholesterol? Try these simple fixes

When you were young, chances are, cholesterol was the last thing on your mind. You may have seen your cholesterol numbers on your blood work results, but unless there was a cause for concern, your doctor might have never discussed your cholesterol levels with you. But as you get older, there are more and more...

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