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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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1. Can the heart rate or blood pressure depends on lipids or glucose level in blood? 2. Can lipids or glucose level in blood be increase...
, good afternoon team, I am tense with regards to my health issue, as I have medical test within 10 days. I have fatty liver grade ...
Hi, I have been exercising almost everyday for 2 hours (Tennis) and eat healthy food (salad mainly with no meat) M-F, and I reserve weeke...
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...
Ok, I just had a re-check of my cholesterol and my total cholesterol is down but my triglycerides are up (259?)!!!! My doctor wants to re...
NONE. No change in heart attack or stroke. Trig above 400 prevent LDL calculations.
I eat vegetables and baked fish and chicken periodically but my good cholesterol is lower than desired and my bad is higher.
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 ...
I have been on Zocor for 10+ years.
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I saw a new documentary on Netflix called, "What the Health". It was very eye opening. Have you seen it? What do you think?
I read some articles this weekend about almonds- recent studies show that they can raise your HDL (good cholesterol) and help your body r...
Looking for essential oils?
My husband is 29 years old, very fit, and works out regularly (but all weights, very little cardio). He recently got bloodwork done and ...
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...
Researches at the University of Alberta recently discovered that there might be a link to high cholesterol and a low calcium level. More...
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...
How do I read HDL and LDL and overall cholesterol when you are on modified diets?
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...
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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