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Measurement of Cholesterol by Dr.Savitha Suri Posted Thu 21 Oct 2010 3:59am There are four types of cholesterol which are measured in milligrams per deciliter of blood (mg/dl). The body cholesterol level can be found through “Lipid Profile” Total blood cholesterol - This measurement includes lipids in blood stream. ( LDL + HDL+ triglycerides and other fat particles). The normal value of total cholesterol must be less ... Read on »
High Cholesterol Levels in Your 40s Raises the Odds of Developing Alzheimer's Disease by 50 Percent by Bob DeMarco Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 Aug 2009 10:55pm I wrote about this issue for the first during April, 2008 -- High cholesterol levels in your 40s may raise the chance of developing Alzheimer's disease. Last week, this study of more than 9,000 Californians came back into the news with a newer updated version in the journal Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders In the study ... Read on »
Do You REALLY Understand Cholesterol? by Brett - Sheer Balance Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:01pm Good cholesterol, bad cholesterol, LDLs, HDLs, triglycerides…there are so many terms regarding cholesterol and heart health, it can leave a person completely confused  You’ve probably heard that having high cholesterol is bad for you, but do you REALLY understand what it means and why? Believe it or not, it is normal to have cholesterol in ... Read on »
Women's Cholesterol Levels Vary with Phase of Menstrual Cycle by Medline Plus Posted Wed 11 Aug 2010 5:48am National Institutes of Health researchers have shown that women's cholesterol levels correspond with monthly changes in estrogen levels. This natural variation, they suggest, might indicate a need to take into account the phases of a woman's monthly cycle before evaluating her choleste ... Read on »
The result of 1.5 years of eating 15+ eggs a week? Optimum Cholesterol Levels!!! by Doug Wallace Posted Tue 20 Dec 2011 3:36am While at work, a co-worker and fellow sports fan casually mentioned that ex-NBA ball player Armen Gilliam, dropped dead of a heart attack while playing a game of ball. Being around the same age as Gilliam, pushing 50, I asked myself, with all the eggs I eat, could I possibly be vulnerable to something like that happening to me so suddenly and u ... Read on »
How To Get Your Cholesterol Tested by COLA FOODS WORLDWIDE Facebook Posted Sat 26 Mar 2011 2:18pm How is cholesterol tested? A small sample of blood will be drawn from your arm. If your doctor has ordered other tests to be run at the same time as your cholesterol test, all the samples will usually be taken at the same time. Your blood sample is then analyzed by a laboratory. Your doctor will tell you if you should fast (avoid consumin ... Read on »
The Cholesterol Problem, Part I by Matt M. Patient Expert Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:10pm I've been thinking a good deal about high cholesterol after reading Alberto Salazar's story about his recent heart attack.  As I've posted before, staying active and staying lean are two keys for maintaining low blood cholesterol.  Yet Salazar was quite active and lean.  So I began to wonder if high blood cholesterol could be a separate problem ... Read on »
Cholesterol and Statins: Part I by Yusuf Saleeby Medical DoctorFacebook Posted Fri 01 Mar 2013 12:00am Cholesterol & Statins (Part I) by Yusuf M. Saleeby, MD to be published in American Fitness magazine (Jan/Feb 2013) Today when one hears the word “cholesterol” it conjures up thoughts of “something bad”.  Whether we hear about a cholesterol level over 200 from a neighbor, or one of many TV shows preaching the avoidance of c ... Read on »
“Good” Cholesterol May Reduce Heart Attack & Stroke Risks by A4M Worldhealth.net Posted Tue 08 Nov 2011 10:17pm Posted on 2011-11-07 06:00:00 in Cardio-Vascular | Diabetes | Stroke | To elucidate the association between high-density lipoprotein (HDL, ... Read on »
3,000 eggs later….my Cholesterol scores still PERFECT !!!! by Doug Wallace Posted Fri 22 Aug 2014 4:41am F.Y.I., I'm EXCLUSIVELY eating Pasture Raised Eggs , I AVOID COMMERCIAL EGGS. It's been almost 3 years since my my last cholesterol blood test I posted on this blog, and I calculated 150 weeks at minumum 22 eggs a week, subtracting the infrequent days where I miss my eggs, that's well over 3000 eggs, mostly fried in heart healthy ... Read on »