Category: Heart Health

What you need to know about cholesterol-lowering statins

What you need to know about cholesterol-lowering statins

Cholesterol-lowering statins HARLINGEN & BROWNSVILLE – Depending on the type and dosage, statin pills can be yellow, pink, white, green, buff, tan, brick red, orange or peach, and round, oblong, oval, elliptical or rectangular with rounded edges. But all the pills are prescribed to achieve the same result – lower cholesterol. Statins, or HMG-CoA reductase...

How to lower cholesterol

How to lower cholesterol

Easy food swaps to help lower your cholesterol Lowering your cholesterol levels is an integral part of overall heart health. Diet can go a long way in improving your cholesterol numbers, but many of us are unclear as to what foods to consume and which to avoid. A general rule is to avoid foods high...

Diet to lower cholesterol levels

Diet to lower cholesterol levels

IT’S not talked about as much as your blood pressure and sugar levels, but if it spirals out of control, high cholesterol levels can have detrimental effects on your health. But the good news is that there are foods that you can consume which will keep the levels under control. According to Dr Alfred Dawes,...

Normal Cholesterol Levels – The good and the bad about cholesterol

Normal Cholesterol Levels – The good and the bad about cholesterol

Normal Cholesterol Levels MOST people fear cholesterol, believing it is all bad. But new studies found that people actually need some cholesterol to be healthy. MediCard president and CEO Dr. Nicky Montoya says, “People cannot live without cholesterol. Health risks increase when there are worse than good cholesterol in the body.” Cholesterol is a naturally...

Is there really such a thing as good and bad cholesterol?

Is there really such a thing as good and bad cholesterol?

Researchers call into question the accepted view of good and bad cholesterol – and warn this may have contributed to the pandemic of coronary heart disease Cardiologist Prof Vincent Maher recently cycled the length and breadth of Ireland to raise funds for the country’s first Advanced Lipid Management and Research Centre. He highlighted cholesterol’s role...

Foods To Lower Cholesterol

Foods To Lower Cholesterol

Foods To Lower Cholesterol Eat yourself healthy: Five foods that actively lower your cholesterol Raised cholesterol can increase the risk of stroke, heart attack and coronary heart disease, affecting around half of Brits in their lifetime. Thankfully, making simple tweaks to your diet can be all it takes to cut the dangers associated with having...

foods that lower cholesterol

foods that lower cholesterol

If your diet gave you high cholesterol, it can lower it, too Foods that lower cholesterol It’s easy to eat your way to an alarmingly high cholesterol level. The reverse is true, too — changing what foods you eat can lower your cholesterol and improve the armada of fats floating through your bloodstream. Doing this...

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