LATEST CHOLESTEROL ARTICLES


Lipoprotein a Lp(a)

5 Things to Know about Lp(a)

5 Things to Know about Lp(a) Lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), is an independent risk factor for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease …
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Blood fat triglycerides-cholesterol

What Are Triglycerides?

What Are Triglycerides? Triglycerides are a type of fat (lipid) found in your blood.  You get them in two ways …
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Cholesterol in an artery

PCSK9: The Real Problem Behind Cholesterol

Cholesterol has earned a bad reputation over the years. However, it is required by every part of your body for …
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cholesterol

Normal Cholesterol Numbers Aren’t Enough?

You may know that having normal cholesterol levels in your blood are important for helping prevent heart attacks and strokes.  …
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Cholesterol

Dropping the Hammer on Cholesterol

Heart disease currently accounts for 1 in 4 deaths in the United States.[1] However due to new research breakthroughs there …
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statin intolerant

I can’t take my statin, what now?

If you have high cholesterol you may dread going to your doctor, especially if they are going to complete a …
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