Are cholesterol levels higher during pregnancy?

Answer On One Hand: Increased Hormones Produce CholesterolThroughout pregnancy a woman's body experiences many changes do to the various levels of hormones in the body. The elevated levels of estrogen are... Read More »

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What does it mean if someone has high blood HDL Cholesterol and low LDL Cholesterol levels?

These are SUPER good numbers. HDL is 'Good' cholesterol, you want to be over 40 on this one. Your HDL is SUPER high for a male.LDL is 'Bad' cholesterol. You want to be ideally below 100 on this ... Read More »

Which is more dangerous: high Cholesterol levels (LDL) or high Triglyceride levels?

Harvard Medical School has confirmed that the best way of predicting coronary artery disease is by dividing your triglycerides by your "good" HDL. (TG/HDL) Triglycerides are more dangerous. Your ... Read More »

Is group b strep hereditary I had it during my pregnancy will my sister have it during her pregnancy?

I had group b during my first pregnancy, but negative on my second and third. Weird huh?! It's not hereditary. It's something that comes and goes on it's own. Now it's something that they take care... Read More »

How to Raise HDL Cholesterol Levels?

You can improve your good cholesterol through diet.There are a number of factors that can affect how your body handles cholesterol, not the least of which is your genetics. However, there are some ... Read More »