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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…determine if you have elevated Lp(a) cholesterol levels, ask your physician to order the VAP test (www.thevaptest.com) or the LPP test from Spectracell (www.spectracell.com/lpp/). Unlike the generally useless standard lipid tests, these new-generation tests monitor your cholesterol particle patterns and…

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New Life-Saving Cholesterol Testing

…identify those people. * A second cholesterol blood test that has emerged more recently is the Lipoprotein Particle Profile (LPP) offered by SpectraCell Laboratories in Houston. The LPP has an advantage over the VAP test because its methodology allows for more precise measurements, and because it can measure…

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The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

…will measure your LDL and HDL cholesterol subtypes, as well as Lp(a). You can ask your physician to order the VAP test (www.thevaptest.com) or the LPP test from Spectracell (www.spectracell.com). Here are the optimal cholesterol numbers you want to see in your test results. * If your HDL and/or LDL…

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Why “Good” HDL Cholesterol Isn’t Always Good

…to go beyond a standard lipid panel—and conduct specific testing to dissect your HDL cholesterol. Ask your physician to order the VAP test or the LPP test from Spectracell. These are advanced lipid tests that assess the presence of dysfunctional and inflammatory cholesterol particles. If the advanced…

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Signs & Symptoms That You Could Have a Heart Attack Next Month

…the baseline blood test shows that your cholesterol numbers are high, don’t worry. Simply ask to follow up with a VAP (Vertical Auto Profile) or an LPP (Lipoprotein Particle Profile) test to identify whether your LDL cholesterol particles are the kind which contribute to inflammation. * For further diagnosis…

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