Category Archives for Cholesterol

Heart Disease Risk Factors

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There are so many heart disease risk factors it’s hard to keep them all straight. Some are beyond your control, like family history. Others are within your sphere of influence, lifestyle choices you can start making today. No matter what, it’s important to know what the factors are and what to keep a close watch on […]

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Statins Fail to Help People Reach Their Cholesterol Goals

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According to a new study, statins prescribed for cholesterol are not working half the time: 50% of all people taking the heart disease drugs are left just short of reaching their cholesterol goals within two years. Statins are drugs prescribed by doctors to help lower cholesterol levels and for the prevention of heart disease. By […]

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New Guidelines for Healthy Cholesterol

Exposure to high blood cholesterol over a lifetime can increase the risk for heart attack or stroke. New scientific guidelines are showing that high cholesterol should be a concern for all ages. Last November, new guidelines regarding high cholesterol were published in the health journal Circulation. These guidelines were the result of 24 science and […]

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Why We Need to Pay Attention to Cholesterol Earlier

Pay Attention to Cholesterol Earlier

1 in 5 children and teens has unhealthy cholesterol levels. Nearly one out of every three American adults has high cholesterol. This “bad” cholesterol causes unhealthy fatty buildup and narrows the arteries resulting in atherosclerosis. Having high cholesterol puts someone at a major risk for developing heart disease. Recommended: Learn More About How L-arginine Plus® […]

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What to Do for Your Heart in Your 40s

Heart Health in Your 40s

On average, in the United States, coronary artery disease (CAD) will take a life every minute this year. Heart disease is responsible for about one out of every three deaths in the United States. When a 70+ year old has a heart attack or dies from heart related issues, it is so common it gets […]

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Healthy Arteries

Healthy Arteries

The key to having healthy arteries is to keep them clear of dangerous plaque buildup. Plaque forms when cholesterol lodges in the arterial walls. “Making plaque disappear is not possible, but we can shrink and stabilize it,” says cardiologist Dr. Christopher Cannon. The best course of action is to stop plaque from developing and prevent […]

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High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

High Cholesterol Foods to Avoid

More than 102 million American adults have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dl which is considered unhealthy. Approximately 35 million of these people have levels of 240 mg/dl or higher putting them at high risk for heart disease. Some cholesterol is necessary for your body to thrive. However, if your low-density lipoprotein (LDL) […]

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L-arginine and Blood Pressure

L-arginine and Blood Pressure

Fighting high blood pressure seems like a never-ending battle. Without taking the right steps, it can also be dangerous. More and more folks are beginning to realize l-arginine can offer significant help with it comes to the fight against high blood pressure. Recommended: Learn More About Getting Blood Pressure Support with L-arginine Plus® Keep reading […]

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Increase Nitric Oxide, Surprising Benefits of this Key Molecule

Increase Nitric Oxide

When it comes to our health as we age, there is one molecule worth paying a little more attention to. Nitric oxide. Nitric oxide (NO) is one of the most important molecules for blood vessel and therefore cardiovascular health. For this reason and others, supplements that increase nitric oxide in the body are some of […]

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Heart Healthy Environment – How Does Your Environment Impact Your Heart

Heart Healthy Environment

Your Environment and Your Heart – What Does it Take to Be in a Heart Healthy Environment New findings (1) were released earlier this month about how certain environmental factors can affect heart health. Teams that collaborated on these studies were the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), The National Weather Service, the New […]

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