Why is cholesterol elevated in glomerular disease?

Answer Cholesterol is a fatty, waxy substance found in blood. Too much cholesterol can lead to heart problems. Elevated levels of cholesterol can be a symptom of glomerular disease, which is a disease of ... Read More »

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Elevated WBC & Autoimmune Disease?

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) estimates that around 23.5 million adults in the United States are afflicted with an autoimmune disease. It's a mystery why these diseases occur. Nevertheles... Read More »

What is the role of cholesterol in heart disease?

While necessary in limited amounts for proper body function, cholesterol contributes to the development of heart disease when too much collects in the body for a long period of time. Cholesterol ca... Read More »

Which is better to lower heart disease: low-cholesterol or low-fat?

On One Hand: Limiting Unhealthy Fats KeyAccording to the Mayo Clinic, you can lower cholesterol and the risk of heart disease by limiting consumption of unhealthy fats. This is the most important s... Read More »

Is there any cholesterol medication for those with chronic liver disease?

I can think of a few non-medication options (lifestyle changes) that are quite effective at lowering cholesterol.