How does Zocor lower cholesterol?

Answer The statin drug Zocor lowers cholesterol by preventing the liver from making cholesterol.FunctionZocor, which is also known by its generic name, simvastin, blocks the production of an enzyme called... Read More »

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Does chocolate lower cholesterol?

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reports that chocolate may lower cholesterol. In an analysis of eight studies, some evidence was found to suggest this, but only in people with risk facto... Read More »

How to Raise Good Cholesterol and Lower Bad Cholesterol?

Lowering your bad cholesterol 10 percent can decrease your chance of a heart attack or stroke by 20 percent, Harvard Medical School says. Bad cholesterol can collect on and under artery walls and c... Read More »

Does quitting smoking lower cholesterol?

On One Hand: Quitting Smoking Raises HDL CholesterolAccording to the American Heart Association's website, smoking lowers the healthy, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol level and puts the ... Read More »

Does Indian food lower cholesterol?

Indian food can help lower cholesterol when certain spices are used. Curry leaf, a common spice in Indian food, is reported in the 2006 issue of the "American Journal of Chinese Medicine" to signif... Read More »