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How to Manage and Lower Your Cholesterol

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More than 100 million adults in the United States have high cholesterol. When a person has high cholesterol, his or her risk of getting heart disease or having a heart attack increases. Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the states. Over 2,100 Americans die each...
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What do Cholesterol Numbers Mean?

As you get older, you should have your cholesterol levels tested every few years with a blood test called a “lipid profile.”  This test will generate a report of the levels of several kinds of lipids in the blood, and the report will give values for each of these.  Unfortunately,...
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Tips to Reduce Stress

Stress is a common affliction for many Americans, and it can be caused by many different factors in life.  Traffic, work, and family issues can all add to a person’s stress, and over time, high levels of stress or anxiety can have deleterious effects on a person’s health.  If...
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75% of Heart Attack’s Occur With “Normal Cholesterol”. Advanced Lipid Testing Finds Risk.

A study published in 2009 analysed admission cholesterol data in just under 137 thousand patients from 541 hospitals from 2000-2006. In that data set only 25% had LDL cholesterol levels over 130. The majority were within the then recommended LDL cholesterol levels based upon...
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