Latest Articles by David M. Axelrod, M.D.
Understanding Your Cholesterol Med Options
If your numbers are high, it’s time to get serious about your health. One of these choices could help.
The Dangerous Domino Effect of High Cholesterol
Learn what can happen in the body when your LDL rises—and how that ups your risk of heart attack and stroke.
Let’s Talk About High Cholesterol Treatment
If you have high cholesterol, treatment may involve a combination of lifestyle changes and medications. Here’s what to know.
Let’s Talk About High Cholesterol
We've got the doctor-approved details on high cholesterol causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with this condition easier.
8 Cholesterol Stats That Could Change Your Life
With all the cholesterol research happening around the world, it’s hard to know which numbers to pay attention to. Start with these.
7 Superfoods That Fight Cholesterol
There are dozens of foods that do a great job at lowering LDL, but these rank at the very top. Eat up!
8 Surprising Cholesterol Saboteurs
When you’re trying to lower your cholesterol, one of these sneaky things might be your biggest obstacle.
Why High Cholesterol Is So Dangerous in Women
A woman’s “bad” LDL can rise as her estrogen levels drop, upping her risk for cardiovascular disease.