Lipoprotein B

Healthy Cholesterol Levels Defined

…you’ve had your cholesterol levels checked by one of the newer generation blood lipid tests, such as the Vertical Auto Profile (VAP) test or the Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP) test, there are certain ranges you want your scores to be in for a number of different categories. Here are my recommendations…

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Blood Inflammation Tests for Heart Disease Risk

…test blood for markers of inflammation, which include: * C-Reactive Protein (CRP) * Serum Ferritin * Fibrinogen * Homocysteine * Interleukin-6 * Lipoprotein(a) or Lp(a) C-reactive Protein (CRP) C-reactive protein (CRP) is a marker for blood inflammation and heart disease risk that is directly associated…

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What is Cholesterol Fractionation Testing?

…HDL-3. We also look at triglycerides. For example, we'll fractionate the triglycerides into VLDL. The higher the VLDL you have, very low density lipoprotein, the more inflammatory it is. So, if you go to your doctor and you get an HDL and a LDL and a total cholesterol and triglycerides, that's a start…

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