Put Cholesterol on Your Calendar
15
September

Put Cholesterol on Your Calendar

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

(narrator) You check email. You check Facebook. You check your weight. You check the gas. You check the laundry. You check the tires and the oil. You check your taxes and your credit score But you never, ever, ever check your cholesterol. A bad cholesterol balance can lead to high blood pressure, stroke or a […]


Cholesterol Good and Bad
12
September

Cholesterol Good and Bad

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

Cholesterol: It can be good. It can be bad. Here’s how cholesterol can be good: Cholesterol is found in all of our cells. Cells need it to keep their membranes just the right consistency. Our body also makes things with cholesterol, like steroid hormones, vitamin D, and bile. Here’s now cholesterol can be bad: Cholesterol […]


High Cholesterol Doesn’t Cause Heart Disease | Debunked

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Hey, it’s Mic here and today: high cholesterol and heart disease. It appears that most people today now believe that high cholesterol does not play a role in heart disease, that that’s just old thinking, that’s the old way, and it makes sense because a quick Google search will yield a ton of results reinforcing […]


The Importance of Research for Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment

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

(light music) – Why is it important to talk about heart disease? Well, it is the leading cause of death in this country. We’ve had dramatic declines in death rates from heart disease over the last 50 years. However, these dramatic declines have slowed, and in fact, last year, the death rate from heart disease […]


How to Manage High Cholesterol

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(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 […]


Statins and Cholesterol
28
August

Statins and Cholesterol

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

Of all the known diseases, heart attacks are the leading cause of death worldwide, with strokes coming a close second. Both are considered types of cardiovascular disease. Due to their prevalence and lethality, treating and preventing cardiovascular diseases is a huge priority in our healthcare system. If you are at risk of having a heart […]


High Cholesterol – Dr. David Suh
28
August

High Cholesterol – Dr. David Suh

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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 […]


Stroke
25
August

Stroke

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What is High Blood Pressure? | New Hypertension Guidelines! | Doctor Mike
25
August

What is High Blood Pressure? | New Hypertension Guidelines! | Doctor Mike

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

– Hey guys, what’s going on? I wanna take the time out and talk about a specific medical topic that’s been making headlines all across the news this week. – Who should be diagnosed with high blood pressure? – [Announcer] Blood pressure. – Half of all adults. – [Announcer 2] Redefining the danger zone. – […]