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....
  • Reducing Triglycerides Cholesterol Levels
    HDL and LDL CountsNot all cholesterol is the same. There is bad cholesterol and good cholesterol. Good cholesterol, or high density lipoprotein (HDL), should be kept above 35 at a minimum. Over 40 is ....
  • Chromax
    Chromax is a brand name variant of a popular weight reducing supplement. Its generic name is chromium picolinate. It has not been evaluated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Chromax is m....
  • Risk Factors For High Cholesterol
    You might say that you're familiar with the risks of heart disease. But risk factors for high cholesterol, you might ask, what are they? What do they have to do with me? The first thing is to identify....
  • Lower Cholesterol - Be Heart Smart
    Lower cholesterol is very important to our health, no matter how old we are or aren't, especially if we want to avoid a heart attack or stroke. To understand what this means and how to achieve it, we ....
  • Healthy Cholesterol Levels
    Healthy cholesterol levels, we are told by the American Heart Association, are a problem for as many as 140 million Americans. They are too high, we are told. But what are they? How high is too high? ....
  • Cholesterol Levels
    More than 50 percent of Americans, according to American Heart Association figures, have less than desirable cholesterol levels. Every other person walking down the street is at risk for health diseas....
  • High Cholesterol
    High cholesterol is a medical condition affecting between 40 and 45 million Americans. Another 60 to 65 million are at risk. In a population of some 270 million, these numbers are significant. You don....
  • Serum Cholesterol
    Serum cholesterol and blood cholesterol are the same thing and refer the cholesterol actively circulating in your bloodstream. As much as 85 percent of this is produced by your liver. The remaining 15....