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The 4 Main Tests For Determining Heart Disease Risk

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Blood screening can be a vital way to gain some information about your individual risk for heart disease. Once you have the information, you can make educated, informed choices to reduce your risk factors, such as: Continue reading

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Misunderstanding Cholesterol: How to Control Levels for a Healthy Body

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Cholesterol has a bad rep. In 2009, nearly 600,000 Americans died of heart disease, more than the deaths from all cancers combined. And there’s no getting around it: high cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease. But what if we told you that a certain type of cholesterol is actually trying to help you? In many cases, cholesterol isn’t the culprit. It’s just responding to other underlying issues in the body.

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.