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Cholesterol guidelines update: controversy over heart risk calculator
- By Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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Howard E. LeWine, MD, Chief Medical Editor, Harvard Health Publishing
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You really make it appear really easy along with your presentation however I in finding this topic to be really one thing which I think I might by no means understand. It sort of feels too complicated and very large for me. I’m having a look ahead on your next publish, I will try to get the hang of it!
I was told to eat right, exercise, don’t smoke and received a prescription for a statin. I received the same protocol as would a person with lifestyle induced high cholesterol. Wanting to avoid the cardiac issues my grandfather and mother experienced, I took the doctor’s recommendations to heart by doing everything he suggested. In fact my, Cholesterol numbers were then always below 200, sometimes as low as 140. I ate primarily low fat foods, didn’t smoke and exercised a lot, and I always search some idea regarding.
I would like to add – Sunflower oil greatly reduces cholesterol and the risk of heart attack to.
A great and valuable information
Great arthicle, thanks.
You aren’t at risk of heart disease you say? You are now. LOL
I have read the post Cholesterol guidelines and found it very informative and helpful.
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