Familial combined hyperlipidemia is a disorder of high cholesterol and high blood triglycerides that is inherited, which means it is passed down through families.
Multiple lipoprotein-type hyperlipidemia
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Familial combined hyperlipidemia is the most common genetic disorder of increased blood fats that causes early heart attacks. However, researchers have not yet identified the specific genes responsible.
, alcoholism, and hypothyroidism
make the condition worse. Risk factors include a family history of high cholesterol
and early coronary artery disease.
Best Trail Mix Ever! from Borne Appétit
I have fun creating my own trail mixes. The pre-made versions are overly sweet for me and usually contain peanuts, which I do not eat on my Paleo Diet . Often I will season and roast my dried fruit and nuts but I hit upon a recipe that requires none of that. It is as simple as tearing open a few bags of ingredientsand pouring them into a zip lock freezer bag.
A useful tip is to store your trail mix in individual snack size zip lock bags so that you can control your portion sizes. Although nuts are packed with heart-healthy fats and lots of fiber, they’re also high in calories. I don’t count calories, but a handful of trail mix can at times reach 500 calories ! If weight loss is your goal then trail mix may not be the best snack option for you.
Trail mix is a better suited snack for people with an active lifestyle or do physically demanding work and require more calories to fuel their bodies, Tr...
Why am I not surprised? A study has shown that two classes of drugs often given, in tandem, to people with dementia - a population that also tends to have problems with incontinence - are together causing more rapid functional decline.
In " Dual Treatment of Incontinence and Dementia Associated with Functional Decline ," a study from researchers at Wake Forest University School of Medicine, shows that "The two drugs are pharmacological opposites, which led us to hypothesize that the simultaneous treatment of dementia and incontinence could lead to reduced effectiveness of one or both drugs."
The study also says evidence shows "more rapid decline among residents taking both types of drugs represents a significant public health problem because an estimated 33 percent of people with dementia also take a drug for incontinence."
Prescription drugs often save lives. Many dramatically improve quality of life, for some people. However, these little pil...
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