Small Particles Test

The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

test the cholesterol subtypes. Here’s why… * Not all HDL cholesterol is “good.” There are two subtypes of HDL cholesterol. HDL-2 is large, buoyant and helps to protect against heart disease. Meanwhile, HDL-3 particles are small, dense and not as protective as HDL-2. You want more HDL-2 particles

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5 Heart-Health Facts Your Cardiologist Won’t Tell You

…-triglyceride ratio. Plus, saturated fats actually help to improve your LDL cholesterol pattern, changing them from small artery clogging dense particles into larger "fluffy" and less invasive LDL particles. In fact, a Harvard University study found that a higher intake of saturated fats is associated with less…

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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…cholesterol levels, ask your physician to order the VAP test ( or the LPP test from Spectracell ( Unlike the generally useless standard lipid tests, these new-generation tests monitor your cholesterol particle patterns and evaluate your Lp(a) level. Treating Elevated…

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