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Boosting HDL cholesterol is more beneficial to the body than
lowering LDL. Lifestyle changes such as exercising and eating
more carefully are harder to accomplish than taking a statin, but
produce better results with regard to raising HDL.
Restless legs syndrome prevents people from getting the sleep
they need. The cause is unknown but may be linked to low levels
of dopamine. Certain medications may ease the symptoms, allowing
for improved sleep.
Two studies of men with benign prostatic hyperplasia who took
NSAIDs found conflicting results: one group were more likely to
suffer from acute urinary retention, while another showed a
reduced risk of BPH symptoms.
When I had an MRI of my knee, I was told the test was dangerous
for people who have metal devices in their bodies. Since then, I
developed angina and my cardiologist put in a metal stent. If I
need an MRI in the future, will I be able to get one?