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Learn More About Your Levels – Tips for Understanding Cholesterol

Much has been written about controlling cardiovascular disease by controlling cholesterol levels in the blood. You might not know this, but we don’t actually measure cholesterol directly. Instead, tests measure lipoproteins that transport cholesterol, which you might be more familiar with by the names HDL (high-density lipoprotein), LDL (low-density lipoprotein) et al. Levels of HDL, […]

Taking Statins? Why You Should Think About CoQ-10

A decade ago, government studies showed that about 50% of men and 35% of women in the U.S. between the ages of 65 and 74 used statin drugs. Even in the 46 – 64 age group, about 1 in 5 men and women were taking a statin. Data hasn’t been gathered as religiously of late, […]

How to Stop Cardiovascular Disease

Heart disease is still the primary cause of death and disability, and today it is largely preventable. “Largely preventable” means that lifestyle choices play a major factor. It can be difficult to effect lasting lifestyle changes, though – I would encourage you to check our recent blog on akrasia to learn more about why people […]