Cholesterol

  • Good Cholesterol
    Good cholesterol, as it is popularly known, is called that because it helps prevent the build-up of fat in the bloodstream and plaque in artery walls. More formally it is known as high density lipopro....
  • Raising HDL Cholesterols
    Just as too much LDL poses a severe health risk, specifically heart disease, too little HDL poses one almost as grave. HDL cholesterols are outnumbered essentially 3 to 1 by LDL cholesterols. One appr....
  • Good Cholesterol
    Good Cholesterol, Bad CholesterolThere are two types of cholesterol, LDL, which is low density lipoprotein (the bad cholesterol), and HDL, or high density lipoprotein, which is good cholesterol. While....
  • Home Cholesterol Test
    Home cholesterol testing makes it extremely easy to monitor your cholesterol levels. All adults should do this at least every five years. However, as we mature, it is imperative to check this more fre....
  • Control High Cholesterol
    How you should best control high cholesterol depends on how high it is and why it is high. You are at least aware of the risk of high cholesterol. You may already know that you have it. You may just w....
  • Heart Attack
    Heart Attack--A Modern DiseaseUp until the early part of the 19th Century, heart attack was a relatively rare cause of death. It mainly affected the very old, or the genetically weak and chronically s....
  • Soy Isoflavones
    Soy isoflavones, an established holistic treatment, have wide range of health benefits beginning to be recognized and appreciated by a wider and wider audience. A plant estrogen, they have proved effe....
  • LDL Cholesterol Levels
    "The lower the better" is the catch phrase for low density lipoprotein levels (LDL cholesterol levels) in your circulatory system. Every reference to lowering cholesterol is ultimately to LDL. There i....
  • Heart Attack Treatments
    Saving LivesA doctor's choice of heart attack treatments will depend on when he first sees the patient, and whether he is in a hospital or not. We now have some fairly science fiction treatments for a....
  • Bad Cholesterol
    Bad cholesterol, as it is commonly known, is called that because it accumulates in the walls of coronary arteries, reduces blood flow, leads to blood clots that in lead to either heart attack or strok....