Tag: cholesterol test
Q. My son and I have high cholesterol. Should my 10-year-old grandson have his cholesterol levels measured?
A. There is little disagreement that adults should undergo cholesterol screening. The question of if and when to screen children has been more contentious. Why consider screening at an early age? The U.S. Department
It’s Not about Achieving Normal Cholesterol Levels, It’s about Achieving the Right Kind of Cholesterol
At least half of people who have heart attacks have normal cholesterol levels. What about you? Are you still at risk for a heart attack despite having normal cholesterol?
Unfortunately, many doctors pressed for time only focus on high cholesterol and skip the discussion of high triglycerides altogether. But, this is a big mistake! High triglyceride levels are not something you should ignore…
50 percent of people suffering from heart attacks have “normal” LDL cholesterol readings based on the standard testing. Find out how to know your true heart attack risk with advanced cholesterol testing.