Heart Health

Statin medications

Statins and Their Side Effects

· · Heart Health
Despite all their best efforts, some people still can’t keep their lipids and cardiovascular risk at acceptable levels. If you’re one of them, you’ll need a medication to help control your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart attack and stroke. Statins are known scientifically as 3-hydroxy- 3-methylglutaryl coenzyme A … Read More
a bunch of strawberries that can help lower cholesterol naturally

Eat Strawberries to Help Lower Your Cholesterol Naturally

· · Heart Health
When it comes to cholesterol-reducing foods, many people think of garlic, salmon, or fresh vegetables; however, research increasingly shows that strawberries rank among the world’s healthiest snacks because of its ability to lower cholesterol naturally. A study published in the medical journal Metabolism reports that strawberries work to lower LDL … Read More
Eat less salt advice written with plastic letter beads on granulated salt

How to Reduce Salt

· · Heart Health
Nine out of 10 Americans still consume more sodium than the currently recommended limits, according to a 2016 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Excess sodium consumption was found to be a particular problem among men, 98 percent of whom consumed too much sodium compared with 80 … Read More
green tea that may lower ldl cholesterol

Green Tea May Lower LDL Cholesterol

· · Heart Health
A study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association reveals that drinking green tea or taking green tea in capsule form may lower LDL cholesterol as well as total cholesterol. Dr. Olivia J. Phung, of the College of Pharmacy at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California, … Read More
A doctor's stethoscope to represent cholesterol

Berberine Supplement May Help Lower Cholesterol

· · Heart Health
In the quest for effective natural supplements to lower cholesterol, many people turn to supplements like fish oil, niacin, plant sterols, and red yeast rice. While these are often effective, sometimes they are not tolerated or an additional supplement is needed to optimize lipid levels. Berberine-containing products are moving to … Read More

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