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Naturally Lowering Cholesterol
(NAPSI)—If living a healthier life is your cup of tea, you may be interested in an easy way to improve your health—using the natural antioxidant powers of tea.
Low levels of “bad” cholesterol and high levels of “good” cholesterol are associated with lower levels of the amyloid plaque deposition in the brain, which is a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease, in a pattern that is similar to the relationship between bad and good cholesterol in cardiovascular disease, according to researchers at UC Davis.
"B" Smart About Lowering Cholesterol
(NAPSI)—If you or someone you care about is among the one in six Americans the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says is at risk for heart disease because of high blood cholesterol, you may be relieved to learn there are ways to reduce that risk.
(BPT) - If you’ve been diagnosed with high LDL or “bad” cholesterol, know that you are not alone. It is estimated that 71 million Americans have high LDL or “bad” cholesterol, putting them at greater risk of having a heart attack or stroke. Despite this, less than half of these adults with high “bad” cholesterol have been treated and even less actually have their cholesterol under control.
Cholesterol control: Know all your treatment options
Have "Heart In The Kitchen" To Develop Plan For Lowering Cholesterol
(NAPSI)—When restaurateur, vineyard owner and “MasterChef” judge Joe Bastianich was diagnosed with high cholesterol, his doctor told him he needed to lower it. “At age 35, I was facing some pretty significant health issues, being overweight and having high cholesterol among them.” Bastianich’s professional and personal lives were heavily focused on food, and with his busy career, he wasn’t as active as he needed to be.
(BPT) - For the millions of Americans living with type 2 diabetes, a combination of diet, exercise and medication can help them control the condition. But even those who are doing everything right to manage their diabetes may be at higher risk of developing heart disease and stroke – if they fail to also treat their high “bad” cholesterol.
Treating your type 2 diabetes? Don't overlook cholesterol management
Recipe provided by the Hass Avocado Board Avocados are cholesterol-free, a source of naturally good fats and can be a key part of a heart-healthy diet. (NAPS)
(BPT) - Few people understand just how much a threat cardiovascular disease (CVD), or heart disease, can be. Consider this: heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. Cardiovascular disease claims more lives each year than cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease and accidents combined. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 71 million American adults (33.5 percent) have high LDL, or “bad,” cholesterol and only one out of every three adults with high LDL cholesterol has the condition under control.
(NAPSI)—Everyone is at risk for heart disease and stroke. People of all ages, genders, races and ethnicities are affected. However, certain populations, including African Americans, are at higher risk than others.
(NewsUSA) - Family matriarchs often covet secret family recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation. "My grandmother had some of the best recipes," said Vivienne Halpern, MD, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Yet, I know if she were with us today, she would adjust those recipes to provide her family with healthier meals."
The benefits of bariatric surgery may be long-lasting, especially when it comes to type-2 diabetes.
(NAPSI)—How many people do you know who have been affected by heart disease or stroke? How many have been your family members? Fifty-five-year-old Gail had lost nearly everyone in her family to cardiovascular disease and when she lost her father, too, she fell into poor eating habits that made her cholesterol and blood pressure levels soar. Her risk for heart disease and stroke had never been higher.
SARASOTA, Fla. - Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor. If you have high cholesterol chances are you've heard of these and others. And now, in an effort aimed at preventing a first heart attack or stroke in millions of Americans there are new guidelines. But some say the guidelines rely on old data.
A diet focused on fruits, vegetables, nuts, and fish has more evidence of preventing heart disease and lowering cardiovascular risk than diets focusing on limiting fat.
If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.
Drugmaker Merck says it is suspending its sale of the cholesterol drug Tredaptive.
Do you know your LDL? It's the bad cholesterol in our bodies and the American Heart Association says keeping it under 100 is best to avoid heart attacks and strokes, but for some people no matter what they do their numbers skyrocket.
Researchers at the National Institute of Health discovered that activating a protein called sirtuin 1 (SIRT1) extends lifespan, delays age-related metabolic diseases, and improves health in mice. The findings could lead to drugs that help people become healthier and live longer. =
If you don't like to eat breakfast you may want to reconsider.