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New Life-Saving Cholesterol Testing

…really going on and whether or not cholesterol is, for you, a serious heart risk factor. Two New Cholesterol Blood Tests * The first is called the VAP test—short for vertical auto profile. This test can break cholesterol down into fractions smaller than LDL and HDL and analyze the particles comprising…

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Beware of Elevated Lp(a) Cholesterol Levels

…disease must check the level. What’s the takeaway for you? To 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…

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Why “Good” HDL Cholesterol Isn’t Always Good

…ask your doctor 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…

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The Cholesterol Numbers Doctors Should Measure

…cholesterol particle size test, which 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…

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

…homocysteine, and fibrinogen. * If 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…

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