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....
  • LDL Cholesterol
    The Good and the BadAs we have seen, there are two types of cholesterol; HDL is the good cholesterol that we need to keep as high as possible. The blood level for HDL should never be allowed to fall b....
  • Dietary Cholesterol
    Dietary cholesterol comes from animal foods such as those in meats, poultry, egg yolks, whole milk, butter, cream. These foods are high in saturated fats and, consumed in excess, can lead to high leve....
  • Statin Drug Dangers
    The statins are a class of drugs, more formally pharmaceuticals, used to reduce cholesterol levels. Allegations of statin drug dangers include peripheral neuropathy, muscle damage, elevated liver enzy....
  • 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? ....