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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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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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26F with no prior health problems. My blood pressure is normal, and rarely drink now (although i used to), and generally try to eat healt...
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In trying to find the best substitutes- I've started using coconut oil and olive oil in our diet. I just heard that coconut oil is as b...
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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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AsymptomaticHypochondenialExternal User
Does the medical profession REALLY know all there is about high cholesterol? I am in my 50’s and I have been told my LDL numbers are high...
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hello, i got results yesterday and am worried about my results.. LDL 137.6 HDL 59.7 TOTAL CHOLISTROL 194.2.. what do you think? s...
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Cocopuff535External User
during routine health check my husbands Cholesterol was very high
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vewmanExternal User
I did in one month!
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coophutExternal User
My bad cholesterol is low but my good cholesterol is not high enough.
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S1356External User
Red meats raise cholesterol and so do fats, vegetables do not
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Hello, I have a question about Natural Cholesterol over the counter options vs Statins. http/www.cholesterolinstitute.net/Reviews.html...
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srhueyExternal User
recently diagnosed with high cholesterol
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mwc101External User
I have heard statin drugs cause diabetes. Can I reduce my cholesterol level by diet and exercise alone without taking medication?
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HJO_External User
I'm hypersensitive to several cholesterol medications. They usually cause severe muscle pain and weakness.
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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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My workplace's annual physical checkup came around and it was my turn to schedule my physical. One of the tests to be performed was a cho...
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beachtigerExternal User
There seem to be a number of prescriptions to choose from.Yet, the advertised products give conflicting information.
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SMKidsExternal User
would excercise and diet be enough to avoid Statin drugs? If you have a high HDL shouldn't that counteract the High LDL?
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drmali2001External User
I have been taking Krill Oil for a year, but in my case it does not seem to have much effect. I take 350mg daily. The dose may be low.
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