Latest Articles by Steven Kang, M.D.
Managing Cholesterol During the Holidays
When the holidays hit, it can be difficult to manage your cholesterol. Here are some tips on managing it during those times when it can be most difficult.
The Best Time to Exercise with High Blood Pressure
A regular exercise habit helps to control weight, lower stress levels, and improve your blood pressure profile.
Science Says Adding Yogurt to Your Diet Might Lower Blood Pressure
Indulging in a yogurt everyday could do wonders to your blood pressure risk.
If You Want Lower Cholesterol, Try Vegetarian
Here’s how cutting meat from your diet can make a difference in your cholesterol levels.
Can Exercise Help Reduce Heart Failure Risk?
A study from the American Heart Association’s journal found that more exercise was better in preventing heart failure.
Why Triglycerides Matter So Much
Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in foods and in your body. Triglyceride levels should be below 200 mg/dL — they become high-risk above 500 mg/dL.
Cranberries and Cholesterol
The cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon) comes from a low growing vine plant that predominantly is found on the eastern seaboard of the US from New England down as far south as the Carolinas. The US is the largest producer of commercial cranberries prov...
Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) and Cholesterol
Can sleep affect cholesterol? Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition in which varying degrees of repetitive upper airway obstruction create disturbances in normal breathing patterns during sleep. The soft tissues of the upper airway can collaps...