How To Lower Cholesterol

How to Lower High Triglyceride Levels: 5 Easy Steps

…are elevated (above 200 mg/dL), you want to put some effort into lowering them, especially if you are a diabetic. If you are a diabetic woman who also has high triglyceride levels, your risk of developing heart disease increases to 200 times normal. How to Lower High Triglyceride Levels * Decrease your…

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The Most Important Cholesterol Ratio to Watch

…triglyceride-to-HDL cholesterol ratio. How to Lower Triglycerides Naturally * Reduce your intake of sugar and processed carbohydrates which can raise your triglycerides. * Keep your weight down. The lower your weight, the lower your triglycerides. So weight loss and weight management are key to lowering triglyceride…

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When and How to Find a Natural Heart Doctor

…relax the arterial walls, which helps to lower blood pressure and prevent heart attacks and strokes. You also want a doctor that doesn't focus on driving your cholesterol lower, but understands that inflammation is the real cause of heart disease and that cholesterol fractions and subtypes matter. Finally…

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What is Lp(a) Cholesterol?

to be. In fact, he believes that it is high time we switch the heart disease prevention paradigm from total cholesterol to Lp(a) cholesterol levels. There are too many folks with normal cholesterol levels having heart attacks not to believe that something is amiss. But before we discuss ways to lower

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Eat Garlic to Reduce Blood Pressure

…multivitamin—not only is it full of nutrients, it's useful for a host of ailments, including enhancing blood thinning (to prevent blood clots), reducing blood pressure levels, and lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels. Research Shows Garlic Reduces Blood Pressure and Prevents Disease Clinical research has…

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5 Food Label Traps and How to Avoid Them

…other things you want to watch out for when food shopping. Reading food labels will pay off by helping to avoid what I call food label traps. Food-Label Trap #1. Don’t look for “low sodium,” instead look at the sodium-potassium ratio. Many doctors are focused on lowering sodium for healthy blood…

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Cholesterol Testing and Children: Should Children Take Statin Drugs?

to early heart disease. Unfortunately, there’s no money to be made in exercise and dietary modifications. There are, however, huge profits to be made in selling drugs that lower cholesterol—which is no doubt driving the movement for testing cholesterol in children. Plus, if doctors are going to

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5 Heart-Healthy Foods That Boost Your Immune System, Too

…season. Garlic is also one of my dad’s top heart-healthy superfoods, and with good reason. It’s an excellent natural blood thinner, helps to lower cholesterol and high blood pressure, and may protect the blood vessels from developing atherosclerosis. 3. Onions: Onions are filled with immune-boosting…

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What is the Best Form of CoQ10 to Take?

…bodies’ natural CoQ10 production declines. Plus, cholesterol lowering statin drugs can deplete your body's supply of CoQ10 even further. So, I feel very strongly that everyone should take a CoQ10 supplement every day. What is the Best Form of CoQ10 to Take, Ubiquinone or Ubiquinol? I’m asked that question…

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Improved Energy: One of the Top Benefits of CoQ10

…tissues more susceptible to free radical attack. Get more of Dr. Sinatra's advice on CoQ10 Although CoQ10 is produced naturally in the body, production wanes dramatically with age and in the presence of specific diseases. Certain medications, especially cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, can also interfere…

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The Side Effects of Statin Drugs

…CoQ10. Adhering to a smart cholesterol lowering diet, like the PAMM diet I talk about so frequently, is a wonderful way to maintain healthy cholesterol. You’d be surprised by how just eating the right foods can help you lower your LDL cholesterol levels, while you increase HDL cholesterol levels.

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Dark Chocolate Can Be Part of a Heart-Healthy Diet

…hypertension. So, dark chocolate helped to lower blood pressure naturally. The other surprise was they reported no increase in heart rate with chocolate consumption, once again confirming the benefits of dark chocolate for heart health. Plus, Dark Chocolate Lowers the Risk of Cardiometabolic Disorders…

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