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High cholesterol and sexual life

High cholesterol and sexual life

High Cholesterol High cholesterol, also known as hypercholesteremia, is not a disease; however, it can entail grave risks of serious health conditions including heart attack, peripheral artery disease, and strokes, most of which result from atherosclerosis, a condition caused by clog arteries. High cholesterol rarely displays any symptoms, so the only way to know whether […]

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How does beer affect your cholesterol control?

How does beer affect your cholesterol control?

Drinking beer is a popular culture in many countries where drink beer is very enjoyed and frequent. But do you know that beer can harm your health due to a number of consequences such as high triglycerides, weight gain, affecting LDL and HDL cholesterol levels? Read this article for more information about the link between […]

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Eat almonds daily to reduce bad cholesterol

Eat almonds daily to reduce bad cholesterol

Nutty, brown and full of energy and essential nutrients, almonds have long been one of the ingredients that are know for its power-packed health benefiting properties. Eat them raw, soaked or simply use them in salads, smoothies, shakes and even desserts, these nutty delights enhance the flavour of a dish and render the crunch quotient […]

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Moderate alcohol intake may slow good cholesterol’s decline

Moderate alcohol intake may slow good cholesterol’s decline

In a study of 80,000 healthy Chinese adults, moderate drinking was associated with slower declines in high-density lipoprotein (HDL), or good cholesterol, over time, according to a preliminary study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2016. Researchers followed alcohol consumption and HDL levels for more than six years in this community-based study. They […]

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Too much ‘good’ cholesterol linked to premature death – Study

Too much ‘good’ cholesterol linked to premature death – Study

An American study has linked excessively high levels of HDL (high-density lipoprotein) — often dubbed “good cholesterol” — to premature death. Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in the US investigated HDL — famously known as the “good cholesterol” — to establish whether its role was always beneficial. They found that HDL (high-density lipoprotein) […]

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Evidence does not support cholesterol screening for kids

Evidence does not support cholesterol screening for kids

There is not enough evidence to support widespread screening of children for high cholesterol, an independent panel of US experts said Tuesday. The volunteer panel known as the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has maintained the same stance it last took in 2007, in contrast to guidelines from other national groups like the American […]

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Women and Cholesterol

Women and Cholesterol

What are HDL and LDL? HDL and LDL are two different kinds of cholesterol that are measured as an index of a patient’s risk for cardiovascular disease. HDL stands for high-density lipoprotein and LDL stands for low-density lipoprotein. Total cholesterol measures the combination of HDL and LDL, along with several other factors. The levels of […]

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Cholesterol in food not a concern, new report says

Cholesterol in food not a concern, new report says

For more than a week, speculation has been running rampant. Here’s how it all started. On February 10, The Washington Post published a headline that got a good amount of attention: “The U.S. government is poised to withdraw longstanding warnings about cholesterol.” Every five years, the Department of Health and Human Services, along with the […]

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‘Healthy obesity’ does not last, says study

‘Healthy obesity’ does not last, says study

People who are obese may appear healthy for a while but their condition declines over time, said a study out Monday that followed more than 2,500 people for 20 years. The research by scientists at University College London is the longest of its kind, and its findings support previous research that has shown people who […]