What is ldl in cholesterol?

Answer LDL stands for low-density lipoprotein. It is a molecule that carries cholesterol from the liver, where cholesterol is produced, to the rest of the body.SignificanceLDL deposits cholesterol in the ... 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 is the difference between food cholesterol&blood cholesterol?

Your food's cholesterol content adds to the cholesterol that your body naturally produces. Knowing the difference between food cholesterol and blood cholesterol and how they interact can help you k... Read More »

How long does it take for cholesterol medicine to begin lowering my cholesterol?

On One Hand: Some Lower Cholesterol QuicklyThere are four basic categories of cholesterol treating medications: statins, fibrates, resins and nicotinic acid (niacin). Statins such as Lipitor® (ato... Read More »

What is good cholesterol & What is bad cholesterol and how it generated?

......HDL Cholesterol: The Good CholesterolSave This Article For LaterWhy do I need to register or sign in for WebMD to save?We will provide you with a dropdown of all your saved articles when you ... Read More »