HDL cholesterol, Part II

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. (Locked) More »

Restless legs syndrome

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. (Locked) More »

On call: MRIs and coronary stents

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? (Locked) More »