What physiological harm is caused by high cholesterol?

Answer High cholesterol levels can wreak havoc on many aspects of your personal health. These effects don't take place overnight. It takes years of bad health practices to produce the significant, negativ... 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 harm is caused by taking medicine when you're pregnant?

Depends on the medicine. Some can be taken w/o risk, others should not be taken at all during pregnancy. Check the warning labels and/or consult your doctor.

Environmental Harm Caused by Mining Gold?

Mining gold from the earth can have grave environmental implications. Because mining is an inefficient process, large swaths of land must be destroyed for a relatively small portion of gold. The c... Read More »

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