High Cholesterol | Nucleus Health

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If you have hyperlipidemia, commonly known as “high cholesterol,” you have high levels of lipids in your blood. Lipids are fats and fat-like substances. In this condition, the most common types of lipids are cholesterol and triglycerides. Your body needs cholesterol to function properly. It makes all the cholesterol you need, mostly in your liver. […]


How to Manage High Cholesterol

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(lighthearted music) If you’ve been told that you have high cholesterol, you’re not alone. It’s something that affects millions of Americans. There are many different risk factors that contribute to high cholesterol. Some of them you can’t control and others you can control. The American Heart Association recommends that you start with these four key […]


LDL and HDL Cholesterol | Good and Bad Cholesterol | Nucleus Health
29
August

LDL and HDL Cholesterol | Good and Bad Cholesterol | Nucleus Health

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

[Music] if you or someone you know has been diagnosed with high cholesterol it’s important to understand what cholesterol is and why it’s important to keep it under control cholesterol is a fat like substance made by your liver and also comes from foods you intake that is then packaged into particles called lipoproteins your […]


What is Cholesterol?
28
August

What is Cholesterol?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(cheery music) Cholesterol. It’s essential to your well-being. But what do you really know about it? Let’s start with the basics. What exactly is cholesterol? Well, it’s a waxy fat-like substance that’s made in your liver and travels throughout your bloodstream. It’s a key ingredient that your body needs to make new cells. But too […]


Cholesterol Metabolism, LDL, HDL and other Lipoproteins, Animation
24
August

Cholesterol Metabolism, LDL, HDL and other Lipoproteins, Animation

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Despite having a BAD reputation as a high-risk factor for cardiovascular diseases, cholesterol is an ESSENTIAL component of all animal cells. It is an INTEGRAL part of the cell membrane, providing membrane FLUIDITY and participating in a number of cellular processes. Cholesterol also serves as a PRECURSOR for production of bile, steroid hormones, and vitamin […]