By: W. Diane Van Zwol
Understanding what cholesterol is, will help you to understand what you can do to lower your cholesterol without the use of statins. or drugs that used to treat high cholesterol. What is cholesterol? According to americanheart.org cholesterol is a soft, fat-like waxy substance found...
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By: Janet Grischy
One way to lower cholesterol without taking prescription drugs is to follow a proper diet. Animal foods, such as meat, poultry, shellfish, eggs, butter, cheese and milk-fat all contain cholesterol. Eating saturated fats and trans fats also causes the body to make extra cholesterol. So...
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By: Eve Redstone
High cholesterol is a major risk factors for heart disease, and many public health campaigns are aimed at lowering cholesterol. Doctors commonly test cholesterol levels, and many reach straight for the prescription pas but before you take the tablets there are many ways you can...
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By: Pamela Kay
There are two basic ways to lower cholesterol without statins: diet and exercise. Both are a better choice than statins, which have some side effects such as cramps, constipation and muscle weakness.While these are minor when compared to what high cholesterol can do to...
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By: Melanie Grimes
There are many ways to lower your cholesterol without using statin drugs. And there are numerous reasons not to take statin drugs. Statin drugs have numerous side effects. The main side effects of statin drugs include liver toxicity, muscle cramps, nausea, heartburn and hair loss...
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By: Andrea-Lee Peters
In order to lower our cholesterol levels substantially, without the use of statins, it is important to take a look at diet and exercise. If we are unlucky enough to have a genetic reason for high cholesterol then it is possible that a change in...
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By: M. L. Kiser
If you have been told that, “your cholesterol is too high”; you may end up being put on Statins or other prescription medication that can cause all sorts of health problems. What are you going to do about it? Will you just accept that...
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