Blood Pressure: The Ins and Outs

Blood Pressure: The Ins and Outs

We’re all familiar with the magical Velcro cuff that tightens around our arms and seems to magically determine the status of our blood pressure. The nurse calls out a set of numbers like “120 over 80” and we’re just supposed to know what to make of it. But unless we...
What Causes High Cholesterol?

What Causes High Cholesterol?

If you blame your high cholesterol on your ancestors, while it might be true, that fact won’t help you lower your cholesterol. That’s not all that causes high cholesterol. A lot of people ask, “what causes high cholesterol?” But if you let that...