High cholesterol is a common condition. In fact, it's a condition that around 100 million Americans suffer from!
If you're at risk of high cholesterol, you may be wondering about the sources that it comes from. And, well, it goes beyond how often you eat eggs for breakfast and how many people in your family suffer from it...
Read on for the seven biggest causes of high cholesterol that you s... ››› more
Did you know that your body relies on cholesterol for a number of processes? Or that dairy products and animal foods are worse for your bad cholesterol than butter and shellfish? How about that eating eggs isn't half as bad for your cholesterol as you think?
There are many common myths about high cholesterol and it's about time we debunked them! Here's who's most likely to have high cholesterol... ››› more
When you think of erectile dysfunction, Viagra is likely the only treatment that comes to mind. However, thanks to modern day science, this common disorder that can make even the bravest man weak at the knees, is more treatable than ever!
If you think that erectile dysfunction means the end of your sex life, think again. And, no, the “little blue pill” isn't your only option if you want to... ››› more
If you suffer from high cholesterol levels, you already know how the condition is putting you at increased risk of heart disease.
Now, according to a study recently published in the journal JAMA Neurology, researchers have found that high cholesterol may be putting you at heightened risk of Alzheimer's disease, too...
Of course, this study gained lots of attention in the press. So it's real... ››› more
A new report released by a top research group, the Orthomolecular Medicine News Service (OMNS), claims niacin is by far the most effective and affordable treatment for keeping your high cholesterol in check.
Read on to discover more about it…
Why this form of Vitamin B3 is more effective than statin drugs
Niacin is a form of vitamin B3. It's been studied in more than... ››› more
One in four people over the age of 45 now take cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins. Heart disease patients take these drugs to prevent heart attacks and strokes.
However, renowned physician and author Dr Mercola says that the benefits of statins are questionable. In addition to this, he says they come with an avalanche of potential side effects.
New research has backed up Dr Mercola'... ››› more
Up until recently, no one ever guessed that the use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs could put you at risk of developing diabetes.
But it's true.
The American College of Cardiology (ACC) recently released a study that found people on a high-dose regimen of statin drugs such as Lipitor have a increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, particularly if they have several of the classic d... ››› more
Keep your cholesterol in check and you'll help your brain as well as your heart, says study
You know that having too much “bad cholesterol” in your arteries is bad for your heart, right?
It sticks to areas of injury and builds up until it causes a blockage. In this way, it stops proper blood flow and causes your arteries to harden so they can't accommodate changes in pressure.
This p... ››› more
You've heard that high cholesterol leads to heart conditions and stroke. But did you know cholesterol may also lead to cancer?
Researchers have just discovered that cholesterol activates a cellular reaction linked to cancer. Let's have a look…
Dietary cholesterol is major risk factor for tumours and the spread of cancer
The researchers at the University of Illinois in the US, f... ››› more
Everyone knows that when you get older you have to start checking your cholesterol levels. In fact, you need to check them when you're 20!
That's a bit young to have to worry about your cholesterol, isn't it?
Or is it?
Emedicinehealth.com says that research proves that the build up of cholesterol begins in childhood. And children can have high cholesterol.
What's worse is the way c... ››› more
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