Do you have a new diagnosis of high cholesterol? Have you had elevated cholesterol for years, but never knew exactly what to do to treat it properly? Here we’ll go through the basics of cholesterol - what it is, what it does, where it comes from, and how to control it.
You may hear about trans fats as the "bad" fats all the time, but not sure what exactly trans fats are. This article will introduce trans fats, common food sources, and how they affect your blood fats.
Every 37 seconds a person dies from complications of heart disease, usually related to high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease. It is the leading cause of death in the US, and because it is so common, many people think that it is unavoidable. But is it true?
Hyperlipidemia is when there is an excess of lipids (fats) in the blood. This increases the risk of serious health outcomes including heart disease. Luckily, you have the power to take the necessary steps each day to manage or prevent this condition! In this article, we will discuss the risk factors of hyperlipidemia and how to prevent or manage it.
When you go to the doctor to have blood work done, hyperlipidemia can be diagnosed. But what exactly is hyperlipidemia? We will help you make sense of it all here.
Risk factors are conditions or behaviors that increase your chances of developing a disease. When you have more than one risk factor for heart disease, your risk of developing heart disease greatly multiplies. So if you have high blood pressure, you need to take action. Fortunately, you can control most heart disease risk factors.