Tips To Lower Your Cholesterol Without Medication

11 Feb 2013
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High cholesterol is a major risk factor for the development of a heart attack or stroke due to plaque formation in your arteries (atherosclerosis). Here are some simple ways to reduce your cholesterol that are non prescription’ to start lowering your risk for heart attack and stroke: Portion control: use your hand as a guide to the size of portions of meat (palm), fruit (fist), and veggies (cupped hand). Serve up mostly heart healthy foods: 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Go to the sea twice a week: eat fish twice a week, good for omega-3 fatty acids. Whole grains: oatmeal or whole grain cereal to start your.

Should I Still Be Taking My Cholesterol Lowering “Statin” Prescription Drug My Doctor Prescribed?

12 Mar 2012
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The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) recently issued a new safety alert for ‘high dose statin’ drugs prescribed by Doctors to lower cholesterol in patients at risk for heart disease. The FDA named the prescription drugs Crestor (rosuvastatin), Lipitor (atorvastatin), Zocor (simvastatin), and Pravachol (pravastatin), as well as the combination drug Vytorin (zetia/simvastatin) in the safety alert. The warning stated that the use of these drugs in high doses may be linked to memory loss, diabetes, and muscle pain. This was a general statement derived from a recent review of many different studies that were all part of the Women’s Health Initiative. The conclusions made from the analysis of these.

How To Start Lowering Your Cholesterol Without Medication!

12 Dec 2011
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42 million Americans have high cholesterol and another 63 million have borderline high cholesterol. High cholesterol is a major risk factor for the development of a heart attack or stroke due to plaque formation in your arteries (atherosclerosis). Here are some simple ways to reduce your cholesterol that are ‘non prescription’ to start lowering your risk for heart attack and stroke: Portion control: use your hand as a guide to the size of portions of meat (palm), fruit (fist), and veggies (cupped hand). Serve up mostly heart healthy foods: 5-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. Go to the sea twice a week: eat fish twice a week, good.