Cholesterol Community

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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How can I control my bad eating habit?

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I exercise couple times a week, but could not lose weight because I can't control my meal potion
Since taking med and watching diet my cholesterol has come down a lot and I just was wondering if you have to continue taking meds if y...
I was advised to take it at night by my doctor.
Need to drop 40 lbs.

How can you eliminate cholestrol build up?

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As you age cholesterol is surely building up in our veins. What measures can you take to get rid of the build up?
When I first started Lipitor my cholesterol came down right away. My GP didn't want me to stop taking it. He says there are advantages ...
Just wondering
Cholesterol has built up over time, how can it be safely removed?
Looking for fresh ideas for breakfast. Getting board with current breakfast.
need good snack ides
Hi there, a normal routine check up in december showed my cholesterol level to be 188, but an increase in my blood sugar, so i decided to...
57 Male never on medication and gym rat. I have been on Atorvastatin 40mg since middle of March. It was prescribed by my cardiologist for...
My 92 year old mother has taken cholesterol medication since she was 40. She has never weighed more than 125 lbs and is about 5'4". She...
Are beets helpful for lowering choresterol?
just want to know if my levels are good
I don't understand the difference between good and bad cholesterol.

Essential Oils

CheleBailExternal User
Has any one had any success in using essential oils to nauturally lower cholesterol levels?
Hello, Thank you for your time! My father is 81 years old, lives alone in india. He is physically active(walking and exercise bike ...

benefits of keto diet on cholesterol

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Will cholesterol be effected if you are doing keto diet
I'm always on a run and do not have time to cook in the mornings. I need some examples of quick breakfasts to make or buy.
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