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What to do about High Cholesterol

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Turn your next cholesterol test into an action plan!

Let the doctors at Harvard Medical School show you the best steps and strategies for reducing your risk of heart attack and stroke.

We all need some cholesterol in our bodies — just not as much as most of us have. The good news is that cholesterol can be controlled. With your doctor, you can initiate a cholesterol-lowering program that will pay dividends immediately and for years to come.

Managing Your Cholesterol is an instructive and informative report that clears the confusion surrounding “good” and “bad” cholesterol. You’ll learn that cholesterol is not simply LDLs and HDLs, but IDLs and VLDLs too. You’ll find out about cutting-edge cholesterol tests that go beyond the standard lipid check to give you and your doctor better direction for designing effective treatment options. And you’ll read about steps you can take to address elevated triglycerides and other risk factors for heart attack and stroke.

Managing Your Cholesterol gives you the tools to assess your current cardiovascular risk and set appropriate cholesterol level goals. You’ll be briefed on the latest recommendations for heart-healthy eating and be warned about supplements and products that promise far more than they deliver.

And the report takes an enlightened look at your choices in cholesterol-reducing drugs, including such statins as atorvastatin (Lipitor), rosuvastatin (Crestor), and simvastatin (Zocor). You’ll find how to maximize their effectiveness and minimize their side effects.

Quite simply, high cholesterol is a risk factor you can do something about. But you need to know where you stand and the steps to take in order to get where you should be. That’s what this report will tell you. Order your copy of Managing Your Cholesterol now.