Category: Heart Health

The benefits of lowering cholesterol

The benefits of lowering cholesterol

The benefits of lowering cholesterol Cholesterol can be a confusing medical topic. There are measurements to understand. Medications to consider. And inherited genes and lifestyle choices to factor in. Mason Freeman, MD, an endocrinologist and chief of the Lipid Metabolism Unit at Mass General, often tells his patients that treating cholesterol is prevention medicine. Getting...

Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids

Vitamin D rich diet may lower cholesterol level in kids

Lower cholesterol level in kids Having vitamin D rich diet may help reduce the cholesterol levels in children and have beneficial impact on other risk factors associated with cardiovascular diseases, suggests new research. Children with vitamin D level of more than 80 nmol/l (nanomoles per litre) had lower low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol levels...

How Bacopa Can Help Improve Your Cognitive Function

How Bacopa Can Help Improve Your Cognitive Function

Bacopa Monnieri Can Help Improve Your Cognitive Function Reprinted with the kind permission of Dr. Mercola.Bacopa (Bacopa monnieri), or moneywort, is a popular herb in Ayurvedic medicine that has been used in India for over three centuries. The bacopa herb is commonly known as a nootropic herb, which means that it can help repair damaged neurons...

Cholesterol Disorder May Affect Millions of Unsuspecting Children and Adults

Cholesterol Disorder May Affect Millions of Unsuspecting Children and Adults

A Denton County woman is shining the spotlight on a cholesterol disorder that affects millions of Americans. Familial hypercholesterolemia is a genetic disorder that causes cholesterol to skyrocket to levels not even common medications can handle. Wenter Blair Anderson, of Ponder, and her son, Christian, stay active and eat healthy, but no lifestyle change can...

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