Category: News

New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach

New Cholesterol Guidelines Focus on Personalized Approach SATURDAY, Nov. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A lifelong approach to lowering cholesterol, starting in some kids as young as 2, is the United States’ best bet to lower everyone’s risk of heart attack and stroke, according to updated guidelines released Saturday by the American Heart Association (AHA)....

Cholesterol-lowering: Heart-healthy strategies

Cholesterol-lowering: Heart-healthy strategies

Cholesterol-lowering: Heart-healthy strategies High cholesterol, also known as hypercholesterolemia, is a major risk factor of heart disease and stroke. Abnormal levels of LDL cholesterol or HDL cholesterol can be treated, and the treatment for this, medics say, is through exercise, medication and maintaining a low-fat diet. WHAT IS CHOLESTEROL? Dr Francis Kazungu, a general practitioner...

Good cholesterol key to avoiding dementia

Good cholesterol key to avoiding dementia

Good cholesterol key to avoiding dementia New research has found a strong link between ‘good’ cholesterol and brain health in old age. Good cholesterol could be the key to long term brain health and the prevention of dementia in women, new research has revealed. The findings come as two thirds of people living with dementia...

Want to control bad cholesterol? Cook meals in sunflower, flaxseed oil

Want to control bad cholesterol? Cook meals in sunflower, flaxseed oil

Want to control bad cholesterol? Cook meals in sunflower, flaxseed oil LONDON: Oils obtained from seeds such as sunflower, rapeseed, safflower and flaxseed could be more beneficial in lowering bad cholesterol, known to damage arteries, and increase the risk of heart diseases and strokes, new research claims. Many of the previous studies have established that...

What to know about common thyroid disorders

What to know about common thyroid disorders

What to know about common thyroid disorders The thyroid is a small gland that helps regulate a person’s metabolism by producing hormones. Problems can occur if the thyroid overproduces hormones, when it is known as hyperthyroidism, or underproduces hormones, which is called hypothyroidism. These issues may also result in the growth of the thyroid, which...

High cholesterol: Top diet tips for lowering cholesterol and fighting the ’silent killer’

High cholesterol: Top diet tips for lowering cholesterol and fighting the ’silent killer’

HIGH CHOLESTEROL can lead to a range of health issues, which can be very serious. It’s important to keep your cholesterol levels low in order to prevent these from occurring. Follow these top diet tips for lower cholesterol. Cholesterol is a fatty substance, known as a lipid, and is essential for the normal functioning of...

How to control cholesterol by home remedies, here’s what you must include in your diet

How to control cholesterol by home remedies, here’s what you must include in your diet

Here’s how to control cholesterol with home remedies. Nutritionists say your cholesterol levels largely hinge on what you eat, and therefore recommend including garlic, amla and fenugreek seeds, among others, in your diet. If you’ve been having a lot of chicken tikka, mutton seekh kabab and other tandoori dishes from restaurants on a regular basis,...

Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival after a decade

Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival after a decade

Blood pressure and cholesterol lowering drugs continue to improve survival in patients with hypertension after more than a decade, according to late breaking results from the ASCOT Legacy study presented today at ESC Congress 2018 and published in The Lancet. Dr Ajay K. Gupta, of the William Harvey Research Institute, Queen Mary University London, UK,...

E-Commerce powered by UltraCart