Tag: types of cholesterol

Triglycerides: The “Other” Lipid That Affects Your Health

When it comes to determining health risks, cholesterol numbers are given a great deal of attention, but there’s another substance that’s often neglected: triglycerides.

“Triglycerides are a form of lipids [fats] in the blood, as are the various types of cholesterol. After a meal, unneeded calories are stored as triglycerides and then

Ask the Doctor: Alzheimer’s Caregiving; Insomnia; Statin’s Effect on Memory

Ask the Doctor: Resources for AD Caregivers
Q. I enjoyed the article on Alzheimer’s caregiving in the November issue. Do you have any suggestions for agencies that provide resources for caregivers?

A. A number of agencies provide resources for Alzheimer’s caretakers. These include:

Eldercare Locator, a service of the Administration on Aging that

3 Ways to Boost Heart Health

3 Ways to Boost Heart Health

High cholesterol. Many people want achieve to a high I.Q., high athletic performance, and even have high self-esteem, but no one wants high cholesterol. So, why is having high cholesterol bad? That is a great question!

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