Find the latest stories, news, and expert advice about high cholesterol, including medical research on symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Seed oils like sunflower, canola, rapeseed, safflower, flaxseed, and sesame oil are the best choice for lowering LDL cholesterol levels, according to a study.
Obstructive sleep apnea, characterized by snoring, pauses in breathing during sleep, daytime sleepiness, etc. is strongly associated with high cholesterol.
Even without other risk factors, adults are at increased risk for heart disease if their LDL cholesterol is high, according to the American Heart Association.
VLDL and LDL are types of lipoproteins. Lipoproteins are particles made of protein and fat that transport cholesterol and triglycerides through the blood stream. LDL = Low-density lipoproteins VLDL = Very low-density lipoproteins How do lipoproteins ...
If you are hypothyroid and have high cholesterol, treating your underactive thyroid could resolve your cholesterol problems. Find out what your cholesterol levels should be, and the best treatment options.
Statins can help prevent and treat heart disease by lowering cholesterol, but they are much more effective when combined with a healthy diet and lifestyle.
Omega-3 fatty acids are “healthy” fats, which are thought to protect the body against heart disease. They help the heart beat more regularly, reducing blood “stickiness,” therefore making it less likely to clot, and protecting the arteries from damag...