Cholesterol

  • Lipitor Side Effects
    Cholesterol: the word is probably the last one you want to hear your doctor pronounce during your next visit. In this way, you're not unlike many people. Unfortunately, we live in a time when, despite....
  • Cholesterol - What should you know about.
    Cholesterol is oily in nature but is not the same as fat. It is an essential molecule for making cell membranes, steroid hormones, nerve sheaths, and much more. The liver makes most of the cholesterol....
  • Cholesterol And Heart Disease
    Cholesterol and heart disease are very closely linked. Certainly cholesterol plays a telling role in arteriosclerosis, heart attacks and strokes. Every year in the United States sees some 125 million ....
  • Blood Cholesterol
    Before You Take StatinsKeeping track of blood cholesterol levels has become an obsession with a whole generation of Americans. Since the discovery that blood cholesterol levels were likely responsible....
  • LDL
    LDL is the acronym for low density lipoproteins, one of the two types of cholesterol found in our bodies. It is called the "bad cholesterol" because it tends to accumulate on the walls of our arteries....
  • High Cholesterol Treatment
    There are two kinds of high cholesterol treatment. One is lifestyle. The other is medication, either synthetic or natural. In most cases addressing lifestyle is enough. When genetics plays you foul, h....
  • Cholesterol Reducing Diet
    The Pattern of a Cholesterol Reducing DietIn the parts of the world where people consume large amounts of meat and dairy products, such as the United States and much of Europe, we find extremely high ....
  • Beta Glucan
    Beta glucan is a fiber-type sugar molecule that can help control cholesterol levels. It is commonly found in baker's yeast, which is the richest concentrated source. It is the key ingredient in the ch....
  • High Cholesterol Medication
    Your levels of cholesterol are high. You know that. It is due perhaps to a genetic predisposition you didn't ask for. It is due perhaps to another medical condition, such as kidney or liver disease, o....
  • Cholesterol Reducing Drugs
    About Cholesterol Reducing DrugsThere area a number of cholesterol reducing drugs on the market called the Statins. They are a fairly new category of drug, and there have already been a number of repo....