Cholesterol and Triglycerides
The truth about cholesterol and triglycerides
By Patrick Howard
If you own a TV, especially if you're a big fan of "Jeopardy," you're highly likely to have been exposed to the virtues of popular high cholesterol drug Lipitor. The Pfizer drug is a keen sponsor of the beloved game show. It's a clever ploy to target Baby Boomers (incidentally, the show's primary audience demographic and Lipitor's target market). Before going into the reasons why you should proceed with caution concerning Lipitor, it's best to discuss what high cholesterol is and why it should be controlled. Read more on The Truth About High Cholesterol Medicine’s Side Effects...
Cholesterol is a really bad thing to have in your body, right? Wrong. We actually need it to live and to be healthy. It is bad cholesterol that we don't want getting too high. In this article, as we offer tips on how to lower your cholesterol naturally, it is this type we are talking about.
Lowering cholesterol can be challenging. Sometimes eating healthily is just not sufficient to get your cholesterol levels to a safe range. Many people do not want to get on cholesterol lowering drugs (called statins) for the rest of their lives. Are there alternatives?
The good news is, there are alternatives. The bad news is, they do not work for everybody. Also, a lifestyle change is still required (same as with drugs). However, before getting on statins, it may be a good thing to try natural cholesterol supplements and see if they will help. This could save you a pretty buck, not to mention the side effects associated with statins.
Are They Lying To Us About Cholesterol?
Call it a controversy or a storm (in a tea cup?). But with millions of people now on statins (medications for lowering cholesterol) you can't help but wonder whether there may just be a grain of truth in the recent high cholesterol "conspiracy" theory. Watch this video:
By John Anthonio
You will find that millions of individuals all over the planet end up having high cholesterol. If you suffer from high cholesterol you will see that there are ways to decrease it, regardless of what the principal cause of your high cholesterol is. If you had a doctor tell you that you had high cholesterol, more than likely they also began by recommending that you begin taking some kind of prescription drugs. While these prescription drugs can lower your cholesterol you will also realize that these drugs can cause unwanted side effects. Whether or not you decide to take the medication, you will want to reduce your cholesterol as you will discover that doing nothing can end up causing even more dangerous conditions. You will notice that some of the unwanted ailments that can follow high cholesterol are heart attacks and also stokes. Something you are going to discover here are some basic ways for you to decrease cholesterol while not having to use those prescribed drugs. Read more on You Do Not Have To Have Drugs To Lower Your Cholesterol Levels...