Category: Cholesterol

Managing Your Blood Pressure

Managing Your Blood Pressure One of the most important numbers you can know about your heart is your blood pressure.  This is the amount of force that your blood exerts on the walls of your …

Reducing Your Cholesterol

Reducing Your Cholesterol You’ve just gotten your blood work in the mail and it turns out your cholesterol is over 200.  Before you head to the pharmacy to pick up a cholesterol lowering medication, you …

What Causes Cholesterol Symptoms?

What Causes Cholesterol Symptoms? Some people mistakenly believe there are no high cholesterol symptoms, but that’s a myth. You do get warnings – although they’re very subtle – that your cholesterol levels are out of …

What Are Normal Cholesterol Levels?

What Are Normal Cholesterol Levels? Cholesterol levels are determined by a blood test showing how much of each type (good and bad) that you have in your bloodstream. Knowing what normal is will depend on …

What Is Cholesterol?

What Is Cholesterol? You’ve heard the doctor say to watch it. You’ve heard that some foods have an abundance of it – but exactly what is cholesterol? It’s true that cholesterol is found mainly in …

Why Heart Health is Important

Why Heart Health is Important The human heart is a remarkable organ. It is capable of sending blood to every cell in the entire body. It is a pump that begins to function approximately 21 …