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High Cholesterol

Also called: Hypercholesterolemia,

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Cholesterol levels in children are linked to three risk factors: Heredity (passed on from parent to child) Diet Obesity. In most cases, kids with...
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Health care professionals can check cholesterol in school-age children with a simple blood test. Conducting such a test is especially important if...
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The best way to treat cholesterol in children is with a diet and exercise program that involves the entire family. Here are some tips. Eat foods low...
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I was actually able to find some information on cinnamon. It has not been studied in lowering cholesterol, so what you have been told is not true.
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When there is too much cholesterol in your blood, it builds up in the walls of your arteries. Over time, this buildup causes the arteries to harden...
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High cholesterol itself does not cause any symptoms; so many people are unaware that their cholesterol levels are too high. Therefore, it is...
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Hypercholesterolemia is the presence of high cholesterol in the blood.
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Cholesterol-lowering drugs include:    * Statins.    * Niacin.    * Bile-acid resins.   ...
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Cholesterol is a type of fat found in your blood. Your total cholesterol is made up of LDL and HDL cholesterol.LDL cholesterol is called "bad"...
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Everyone has cholesterol in their blood. But if your levels of LDL, the "bad" cholesterol, are too high, the excess can accumulate on the walls of...
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The risks of high cholesterol are quite clear. "If you look at populations of people," says Laurence S. Sperling, MD, director of preventive...
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Genes can be a factor in high cholesterol, but so can being overweight, being physically inactive, and eating foods loaded with saturated fat and...
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Scientists aren't sure how high cholesterol injures arteries, says Antonio M. Gotto Jr., MD, a professor of medicine at Weill Medical College of...
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Cholesterol, a fat-like substance, is an essential building block of cells. But if levels in the blood of certain forms of cholesterol climb too high...
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For most men, the most important change to reduce high cholesterol is to cut back on the amount of saturated fat and cholesterol in your diet. That...
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