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Cholesterol, a waxy, fat-like substance, is important for you body, but too much in your blood can form plaques that sticks to artery walls and narrow or block your arteries increasing your risk of heart disease. Discuss topics including cholesterol’s link to heart disease, how to maintain a low cholesterol diet, and treatment methods for lowering your cholesterol.
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CarmenGiaExternal User
My habits have me eating out every morning on the way to work, picking up a biscuit and hash browns. :( Delicious, but bad for cholestero...
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Hello! Hope someone can help me interpret below data: SGOT - 37 U/L SGPT - 133 U/L triglycerides - 3/06 mmol/L VLDL - 1.39 mmol/L ...
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TcopeExternal User
I have been on Zocor for 10+ years.
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randomTExternal User
What are the best foods to help lower LDL levels?
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5536886 tn?1455830946
I'm not sure about you, but I've been so confused on the 'good' and 'bad' cholesterol information- I understand the blood test results wi...
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NSS77External User
I saw a new documentary on Netflix called, "What the Health". It was very eye opening. Have you seen it? What do you think?
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I read some articles this weekend about almonds- recent studies show that they can raise your HDL (good cholesterol) and help your body r...
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redockeryExternal User
Looking for essential oils?
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My husband is 29 years old, very fit, and works out regularly (but all weights, very little cardio). He recently got bloodwork done and ...
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merringExternal User
I have been on medication for a couple of months now and walking several days a week. I have also been watching what I eat. My Cholestero...
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Happy anniversary erijon- thank you for your service as a CL!  Please take a moment to reach out to erijon, and give a shout out for h...
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5536886 tn?1455830946
Researches at the University of Alberta recently discovered that there might be a link to high cholesterol and a low calcium level. More...
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So, I recently found out my bad cholesterol is at 223. Not good at all. I started on crestor, than realized I am ttc and starting not fee...
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cbh0089External User
How do I read HDL and LDL and overall cholesterol when you are on modified diets?
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Total Fat 2g Transfat 0 Given that it really is 0, not because of law. Where is other 2 grams of fat? Are they in mono/polyunsatu...
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I was originally on Simvastatin 20mg at night for a few years but I have missed here and there. my Dr changed me to Lipitor 40mg the othe...
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I have been taking Simvastatin 20mg for about 2 years, but recently my bad cholesterol has gotten very high to where it is elevated. Now,...
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deliverance1External User
I want to know what can i do to lower my cholesterol, whether with medication or using natural products or foods.
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JLC2018External User
I want to know how to increase good cholesterol.
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DBiceExternal User
I have been taking medication for my Cholesterol for many years. I have changed my diet to include food to manage my cholesterol. I wou...
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