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How can I raise my good cholesterol level?

May 6, 2019 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Question: How can I raise my good cholesterol level?

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Hoist up the HDL! Incredibly easy ways to help increase your army of good cholesterol

As in virtually every story ever told, an age-old tale of good vs. evil rages in our blood cholesterol. The bad cholesterol is what is known as low-density lipoprotein (LDL). These clog up the arteries and can lead to a heart attack or stroke.But not all is lost. Keeping these bad boys in check is the good cholesterol, or high-density lipoprotein (HDL), which is believed to remove excess LDL from arterial plaque, slowing its buildup. Thus, increasing your HDL levels (to at least greater than 40 mg/dL but preferably greater than 60 mg/dL) will help lower your risk of heart disease and lead to a longer, richer life.

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Lipid Profile and Diabetes

March 15, 2015 Category :Diabetes Research 0

There exists a correlation between lipid peroxidation with the complication of diabetes mellitus. Good metabolic control of hyperglycemia will prevent in alteration in peroxidation and the lipid metabolism. In lay man’s term, this means that diabetes tends to lower “good” cholesterol levels and raise triglyceride and “bad” cholesterol levels, which results to diabetic dyslipidemia, which can increase a patient at risk for premature coronary heart disease and atherosclerosis or the clogging of the arteries.

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