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Do Natural Remedies Work for Lowering Cholesterol?

March 29, 2021

With heavy media attention about the dangers of pharmaceutical companies, people often turn to supplements and natural remedies. Heart disease is no exception. Professor Anding answers frequently asked questions regarding the most popular remedies. […]

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Your Ratio of HDL to LDL Is More Important Than You Think

March 24, 2021

When evaluating your risk for heart disease, a doctor will typically test your total cholesterol. However, this number does not tell the whole story. Professor Anding explains why knowing your HDL (good cholesterol) and LDL (bad cholesterol) is also crucial. […]

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Why Triglycerides Are a Major Player in Heart Disease

March 23, 2021

While much attention has been devoted to high cholesterol, new research reveals that often the biggest driver in heart disease risk and diabetes is high triglyceride levels. Professor Anding reveals why you should monitor your triglycerides. […]

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Seniors Who Exercise Reap Benefits, Including Better Memory Skills

March 23, 2021

Seniors who begin aerobics can add memory function to the list of benefits. Staying active has always been an important part of aging well, but new studies show that exercise can help unrelated parts of a senior’s brain communicate, leading to better recollection. Even walking 15 minutes a day can help. […]

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Total Cholesterol and Heart Disease: Reducing Your Risk

March 22, 2021

Knowing your blood cholesterol is one step you can take to mitigate your risk for heart disease. What should these numbers be, though? Professor Anding explains how the guidelines have changed in recent years and what this means for you. […]

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