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Study: Even Slightly High Cholesterol Levels Increase Risk Of Heart Disease

DETROIT (WWJ) — If you have high cholesterol in your 30s and 40s it turns out that increased risk of heart disease later in life, according to a new study. 112 more words


Prolonged High Cholesterol in Middle Age Raises Heart Risk Later: Study

By Dennis Thompson
HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Jan. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Many folks in their 30s and 40s chow down on burgers, fried chicken and other fatty foods without fear, figuring they have years before they need to worry about their cholesterol levels. 708 more words

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Higher cholesterol earlier in adulthood boosts chances of heart disease

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If you’re in your 30s or 40s, you may think you’re too young to worry about your cholesterol. But a huge new study finds even mildly high cholesterol boosts your chances of heart disease later. 300 more words


High Cholesterol Can Be Dangerous Even If You're Young

Most of us know that too much cholesterol in the blood can bring on dangerous clots that lead to heart attacks and stroke. And recent studies show that the build up of these fats in the blood vessels doesn’t happen overnight — it takes years of gradual deposits to narrow a vessel. 446 more words

Lower Your Cholesterol Without Medication

With approximately 1 in every 6 adults living with high cholesterol, there’s a good chance that you, the one reading this right now, are one of them. 420 more words

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Low Thyroid May Contribute To High Cholesterol

Patients with subclinical hypothyroidism have higher total cholesterol, LDL, triglyceride, apo B levels and LDL/HDL ratio compared to control groups. (Cabral, et al. 2004) Hypothyroidism affects cardiac muscle contraction and contributes to high blood pressure due to increase stiffness of blood vessels and peripheral vascular resistance. 34 more words


Dark Chocolate and cholesterol

Discussion about cholesterol and fats has been on the rise recently. A healthy balance of foods has been a prescription for longevity and quality of life for a very long time. 164 more words