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High Cholesterol

Also called: Hypercholesterolemia,

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Hypothyroidism is associated with unhealthy lipid levels. Lipids are fat molecules, such as triglycerides and cholesterol. Specifically, people with...
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Cholesterol-lowering drugs include:    * Statins.    * Niacin.    * Bile-acid resins.   ...
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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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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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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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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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If you have high cholesterol, you need to discuss your dietary choices with your doctor. That includes what you should do about eating meat when you...
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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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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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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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The first treatment for high cholesterol is adopting a healthier lifestyle. In many people who have cholesterol in the borderline high category...
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The research is mixed on the effect of exercise on cholesterol. Some studies show that exercise helps lower it, while others do not. When exercise...
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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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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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The most recent research suggests that one whole egg a day does not increase the risk of heart disease for healthy individuals.  Individuals who...
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