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Hyperlipidemia

Cholesterol is a major component of plaque in arteries. Lowering cholesterol decreases its accumulation in arteries and will decrease the amountĀ of plaque and frequency of heart attacks. Most plaques are asymptomatic before a heart attack – even when the vessel … Continue reading

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Cholesterol: Ways to Stay on the Low Side

It’s not bad enough that your cheeks are chubby and your waist’s a tad wide. Now your doctor says that even your blood is too fat! Well, that’s not exactly what he said, but he might as well have. When … Continue reading

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