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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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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,...
I want to know what can i do to lower my cholesterol, whether with medication or using natural products or foods.
I want to know how to increase good cholesterol.
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...
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...
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...

Is high cholesterol bad for everyone?

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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...
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...
during routine health check my husbands Cholesterol was very high
I am 19 and I just found out today my cholesterol is 250. How do I lower it, I am scared of dying and I do not want to die from heart dis...
I did in one month!
My bad cholesterol is low but my good cholesterol is not high enough.
Natural products
Red meats raise cholesterol and so do fats, vegetables do not
Hello, I have a question about Natural Cholesterol over the counter options vs Statins. http/www.cholesterolinstitute.net/Reviews.html...
recently diagnosed with high cholesterol
I have heard statin drugs cause diabetes. Can I reduce my cholesterol level by diet and exercise alone without taking medication?
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...
There seem to be a number of prescriptions to choose from.Yet, the advertised products give conflicting information.
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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