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Cholesterol


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Eating foods that lower the cholesterol
Cholesterol
In order to control your cholesterol, it's recommended to follow an appropriate diet that will prevent the buildup of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and will increase the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. What to use: low ch ...

Naturally lowering one's cholesterol
Cholesterol
If you take time and you are a determined person, you can lower  cholesterol in a natural way, without taking medication. What to use: determination. Healthier cholesterol can be obtain by eating fiber. Fiber is found in: oatmeal, fruits ( ...

Understanding the prescribed medications for cholesterol
Cholesterol
Cholesterol is needed for the membranes to function properly. However, if the levels of cholesterol become excessive, you are at risk of cardiac diseases. What to use: a recent lipid or cholesterol panel, a list of your cholesterol medications and a ...

Directions for reducing the cholesterol level
Cholesterol
If your cholesterol is too high it means it's high time you lowered the LDL and raised the HDL. The good cholesterol numbers are: Triglycerides - less than 150. Total Cholesterol - less than 200 mg/dl HDL Cholesterol - more than 60 mg/dl LDL Cho ...

Improving the good cholesterol
Cholesterol
To control the cholesterol means to reduce the bad cholesterol but, at the same time to make sure that the good cholesterol is not too low. What to use: knowledge, determination, diet, exercise. Exercise for at least 30 minutes each day. Ch ...

Controlling cholesterol with home remedies
Cholesterol
LDL, or bad cholesterol, is that cholesterol that results from bad foods that we eat. HDL is the good cholesterol that is naturally produced in our body. HDL  is good when it has high levels, unlike LDL, which has to be reduced. You can control ...

Treating the borderline high cholesterol
Cholesterol
If the low-density lipo-protein is between 200-239 mg/dL, it means that you are at risk to develop an increased cholesterol, that is borderline cholesterol. When the LDL is high, it sticks to the arterial walls reducing the ability to pump the blood ...

Measuring the cholesterol level
Cholesterol
It has been showed that high level of cholesterol, especially the low-density lipo-protein cholesterol, can lead to heart disease and stroke. More often than not, doctors prescribe medications for lowering the cholesterol. however you can also lower ...

Lowering the cholesterol
Cholesterol
You can control the cholesterol  with a healthy diet. Directions Eat more blueberries, as they contain antioxidants that contribute to lowering the cholesterol. Increase the bran intake, as bran has fiber that lowers cholesterol. I ...

Identifying cholesterol
Cholesterol
Coronary heart disease can be caused by a high blood cholesterol. It's important to have a lipo-protein test and to keep track of the cholesterol levels for few months in order to know exactly how you can keep yourself healthy. Directions What t ...


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