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Emerging Treatment Option for Hypercholesterolemia

Azelia Brown, Mercer University College of Pharmacy

Elevated blood levels of low density lipoproteins (LDL) is associated with increased risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular events.  It has been reported that statins are currently the agent of choice with proven efficacy, though variation in therapeutic response may require the use of additional therapy. 548 more words

7 foods good for hyperlipidaemia

  1. Shiitake mushrooms – Contains 16 Amino acid and 7 of them are essential amino acids, which our body cannot synthesize.
  2. Eggplant – Lots of Vitamin P which removes stickiness in blood.
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Inflammation and Antioxidants

I was planning on starting a brief series about trendy food items today. I was going to write about curcumin, then apple cider vinegar, then bone broth… whether the health benefits that you’ll find listed online are actually all that they claim to be. 916 more words

8 lifestyle changes to manage LDL level

We will work this together like before. Like what you are doing for me. Cause no matter what it’s better together (lesson’s learns in hard way)… 119 more words

Curry Leaves herbs

Curry leaves are herbs which are added to curries, stews, soups, legumes, and many such preparations not just for the flavour but they also provide many health benefits. 95 more words

Food Facts And Issues

Cardiovascular Disease and Women

Cardiovascular disease, also known as CVD, is the number one killer of men and women of all ethnic groups in the United States. Cardiovascular diseases include such ailments as high blood pressure, arrhythmia, valve disease, congestive heart failure and stroke. 394 more words

Cardiac Arrest

New cholesterol drug cuts heart risks, raises cost concerns

A long-acting cholesterol medicine cut the risk of having a heart attack or some other serious problems by 15 to 20 per cent in a big study that’s likely to spur fresh debate about what drugs should cost. 775 more words