Posts Tagged ‘high cholesterol levels’

Simple Tips For Lowering Cholesterol

Sunday, January 19th, 2014
Having high cholesterol levels may be risky for people with a history of heart disease. In the same way, people should also know that there are two kinds of cholesterol- the good, or HDL cholesterol and the bad, or LDL cholesterol. And since your body needs a certain amount of cholesterol to function properly, you need to raise the HDL cholesterol and lower your LDL cholesterol levels. Here are some simple tips tha

Unexpected Signs of Hypothyroidism

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
Hypothyroidism is a condition where the thyroid gland does not produce enough amounts of thyroid hormones that the body needs to function normally. This condition can be cause by a variety of factors. Iodine deficiency and too much stress are the main culprits of hypothyroidism. But there can also be other underlying conditions that may contribute to an underactive thyroid gland. That is why it is very important to

Boost Up Your Good Cholesterol

Monday, September 12th, 2011
Good cholesterol can help prevent heart disease and stroke. Studies show that high levels of high density lipoprotein, the other name for good cholesterol, can help protect you against heart disease. But its association with heart disease may not be as simple as trying to maintain high levels of good cholesterol in the body. The importance of HDL in the body in correlation to heart disease is based more on its func

High Cholesterol Levels In Young Adults

Monday, April 18th, 2011
People may generally think that high cholesterol levels may only be a concern for older, middle aged adults. But due to the changes in the way humans lived as well as the general lifestyles that they follow, this concern may now be increasingly affecting younger adults as well. Doctors have been seeing an increase of young adults 25 years old and below having to deal with high cholesterol levels. Alarming Statisti