What is high blood cholesterol?

Answer Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in your bloodstream that maintains proper functioning of your cells, hormones and bodily functions. Too much cholesterol, known as high blood cholesterol, can ... 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 »

What kind of fish helps with high cholesterol and high blood pressure?

Small fishes like sardine , mackeral etc which contains plenty of omega 3 fatty acids.

What are the causes of high blood cholesterol?

The American Heart Association reports that 106.7 million Americans have elevated blood cholesterol levels. For 37.2 million of those people, high cholesterol poses a serious health concern.The Fac... Read More »

Does high cholesterol increase the risk of high blood pressure?

On One Hand: High Cholesterol Increases RiskHaving high cholesterol is one of the factors that increase a person's risk of developing high blood pressure (hypertension), according to the Mayo Clini... Read More »