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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.
11 Expert Insights Into High Cholesterol
Let two top cardiologists explain the good, the bad, and, yep, the ugly about LDL and HDL cholesterol.
All About Triglycerides on Your Cholesterol Panel
Do you know what triglycerides are? Triglycerides are that number included at the end of every cholesterol panel. You know, the one your doctor usually ignores and most people don’t even know is there. What exactly does this neglected value mean? Tri...
Understanding the Variables That Predict Heart Disease
Reports from cholesterol lab tests cover a lot of ground. But what does it all mean?
How Much Cholesterol Is OK on a Low-Cholesterol Diet?
So, how much cholesterol can you have per day on a low cholesterol diet? This is a pretty common question for anyone who has been told to lower their cholesterol levels. Firstly, let me say that cholesterol naturally occurs in all parts of the body, ...
How Do I Improve my Cholesterol Levels?
Question Asked by subhash Total Cholestterol 155 And Hdl 27 Ldl73 Vldl 56 Triglycerides 278 This Pressent How To Imporve Tn Answer Hi Subhash, Okay, let me give you some tips to help improve your cholesterol levels. First, your total cholesterol of 1...
How Do I Lower my Total Cholesterol?
Question Asked by JAJ2009 How Do I Lower My Total Cholesterol, It Is 208, But Hdl-69, Ldl-108, Trig-31. I have been trying since going through menopause to get below 200 via diet/exercise. I do not know what else to change in my lifestyle. Any sugges...
My "bad" Cholesterol is 130. How Do I Lower it?
Question Asked by andrea perelez My Bad Cohlesterol Is 130 What Do To Lower That Number And Should I Lose Weight? or just eat the right things? Answer Hi Andrea, By “bad cholesterol”, I am going to assume you mean your LDL cholesterol is 130. You do ...