My 10 Tips For Healthy Hair Growth!

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Dr. Jud Fisher of Healthcare Partners of Nevada Discusses Men’s Health

I just found this health related video on YouTube ... and thought you might enjoy it! Dr. Jud Fisher, a renown family … [Read more...]

HDL-Cholesterol May Help Men Live Longer ~ Health & Wellness Tip

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How your menstrual cycle affects your cholesterol levels

Those who have or are at risk for cardiovascular disease regular have their lipid profiles checked, e.g. cholesterol and triglycerides. Although not given much emphasis, the timing of lipid check up … [Read more...]

Watch your cholesterol, watch your sugar intake

Worried about your cholesterol levels? Are you on statins? Are you watching your fat intake? Well, it’s not only the transfats that you have to watch out for. Look out for the added sugar in your food … [Read more...]

Live long or die young: it’s all about cardiovascular risk factors

Many people would give anything to live longer. However, what many of us are not aware of is that certain lifestyle factors can actually either add to or shave 10 years off our lifespan. Ten years – … [Read more...]

The bad cholesterol you don’t know about

You think you know everything there is to know about cholesterol, the good, the bad, and the ugly? Well think again. There is another one that you might not know about and it might just be the baddest … [Read more...]

Your brain needs good cholesterol, too!

It is well-known that high blood cholesterol levels are not good for the heart. Is is also quite known that high levels of low-density lipoproteins (LDL) - the bad type of cholesterol - can build up … [Read more...]

Make your barbecue a bit heart-friendly

The barbecue season started this Easter weekend. At least in this corner of the world where we live. Now that the weather is starting to get warmer, and the sun is shining most of the time, evenings … [Read more...]

Killing two birds with one stone: lower your cholesterol, lower your prostate cancer risk

There are two big "C's" - cardiovascular disease and cancer - that we are fighting today. A study published in the American Journal of Pathology reveals that high cholesterol levels not only cause … [Read more...]

Synthetic HDL has potential to control cholesterol levels

Two main types of cholesterol are found in our body, the low density lipoprotein (LDL) and the high density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol. LDL is considered to be the "bad" cholesterol and should … [Read more...]

Knowing your heart and stroke drugs: statins

Resource post for November Background Statin drugs or HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors play a very important role in the prevention of cardiovascular diseases. They are the first line treatment against … [Read more...]

Resource post for October: Alternative supplements to lower your cholesterol levels

There are mainstream pharmacological products and there are alternative natural products. There was a time when these two types of products don't mix. Nowadays, many health experts not only believe … [Read more...]

Know your medications: anti-cholesterol drugs

It's Cholesterol Awareness Month. So I think it's only right that I tackle the topic of drugs used in controlling our cholesterol levels. For a review of the basics of cholesterol and what out … [Read more...]

Resource post for September: National Cholesterol Awareness Month

September is National Cholesterol Awareness Month (American Heart Association [AHA]) or National Cholesterol Education Month (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute [NHLBI]). It is therefore … [Read more...]

CVD News Watch for the Weekend August 15

Looking forward to your second Olympics weekend? Be aware, though, that watching stressful sports events might just not be good for your heart. Happy reading! CVD healthcare watch Coronary CTA costs … [Read more...]

Dementia and your cholesterol

When we speak of cholesterol, negative thoughts of blocked arteries and heart attacks come to mind. However, not all types of cholesterol are detrimental to our health. There are 2 main types of … [Read more...]

Statins for my kids?!!!

Last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a revision of a policy statement from 1 January 1998 regarding lipid screening in children. The new guidelines recommend early cholesterol … [Read more...]

CVD News Watch for the Weekend 11 July 2008

Here is your compiled CVD news to enjoy over the weekend. CVD lifestyle watch "Heart-Friendly Cities Revealed" The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women movement, through Sperling's … [Read more...]

CVD News Watch for the Weekend

Starting this month, I will be compiling the week's news related to cardiovascular disorders (CVD) for you to read over weekend. CVD nutrition watch "Green tea protects against heart … [Read more...]

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