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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What Kind of Cholesterol Testing is Best?

…because new research shows that small dense LDL cholesterol is inflammatory and toxic to blood vessels. And even more troubling is a high level of lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a)—the most dangerous of the blood lipids. Lp(a) is a specific type of small LDL cholesterol particle, and it inflames the blood and…

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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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