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High Cholesterol

Also called: Hypercholesterolemia,

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I'm sorry you're feeling worried about this. Let me see if I can help.First of all, I'd strongly recommend you discuss your concerns with...
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Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a group of genetic disorders that result in severe elevations of blood cholesterol levels. Despite being of one...
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If you stop taking Crestor on your own, the danger is that your cholesterol will rise. This puts you at increased risk for heart attacks and...
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Cholesterol-lowering drugs include: Statins Niacin Bile-acid resins Fibric acid derivatives Cholesterol-lowering medicine is most effective when...
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Cholesterol is a type of fat found in your blood. Cholesterol comes from two sources. It is produced by your body and it comes from the food you eat...
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When too much cholesterol is present, plaque (a thick, hard deposit) may form in the body's arteries narrowing the space for blood to flow to the...
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The main goal in lowering cholesterol is to lower your LDL and raise your HDL. There are two key ways to lower cholesterol: eat a heart-healthy diet...
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Adults are not the only people affected by high cholesterol. Children also may have high levels of cholesterol, which can cause health problems when...
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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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