Tag: cholesterol

22 Effective Kitchen Herbs to Manage Cholesterol

By Jon Yaneff, CNP High cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia, is among the major risk factors associated with cardiovascular diseases. However, right in your kitchen spice rack, there could be many spices and herbs to lower cholesterol. The most common high cholesterol treatment is statins—a drug therapy linked…

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Combining Garlic and Lemon Significantly Reduces Blood Pressure and Total Cholesterol

By Mae Chan Combining garlic and lemon juice slashes total cholesterol levels in people with elevated blood lipids, as well as improves their blood pressure, says a new study. Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are multifactorial disorders which are characterized by multiple metabolic dysfunctions. CVDs are the…

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Evidence links higher cholesterol with lower risk of death in older individuals

By Dr. John Briffa Cholesterol in the bloodstream is carried within protein-rich packages known as ‘lipoproteins’. These come in two main types, so-called ‘low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol’ (LDL-C) and ‘high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol’ (HDL-C). Conventional wisdom has it that LDL-C is responsible for dumping cholesterol on the inside of…

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Cholesterol Drugs Linked To Eye Damage, JAMA Study Confirms Anew

By Sayer Ji A new study published in JAMA Ophthalmology titled, “Association of Statin Use With Cataracts: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis,” reveals that the top-grossing, cholesterol-lowering drug class known as statins is significantly increasing the risk of cataracts within exposed populations.[1] Statin-induced eye damage will…

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