Tag Archives: Cholesterol

Statins may not lower cholesterol enough in half those who take them

Statins are recommended to lower the risk of heart diseaseBSIP/UIG By New Scientist staff and Press Association A study of more than 165,000 people suggests that fewer than half of those who are prescribed statins reach the desired level of cholesterol within two years of starting to take the drugs. In England, doctors are recommended… Read More »

Control Your Cholesterol: Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke

February 2019 Print this issue Protect Yourself from Heart Attack and Stroke Have you had your cholesterol checked? Most adults should have a cholesterol test every 4 to 6 years. That’s because nearly 78 million American adults have high levels of the type of cholesterol that’s linked to heart disease and stroke. Cholesterol is a… Read More »

Your Holidays And Your Cholesterol

We hope that you had a great time over the Holidays. Possibly you, like most of us, went to too many parties or open houses and ate too much. Almost every one expects to put on a few pounds between Christmas and New years, but what about your cholesterol? Well this news is not good.… Read More »