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Here’s What Your Target LDL Level Should Be — Even if You’ve Had a Heart Attack

Here’s What Your Target LDL Level Should Be — Even if You’ve Had a Heart Attack 0

According to research published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reducing LDL levels to an average of 81 with high-dose statins cuts risk for major coronary events—even for those who have had a heart attack in the past.
Grandmas, Did You Know Babysitting the Grand-kids Could Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s?

Grandmas, Did You Know Babysitting the Grand-kids Could Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s? 0

Nearly all medical conditions affect men and women differently. This is especially true for some neurological conditions, such as Alzheimer’s. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly two-thirds of all Americans with the disease are women.

Could Statins be to Blame for Your Anxiety and Moodiness?

Could Statins be to Blame for Your Anxiety and Moodiness? 0

Most of the side effects of statin use are things you would recognize yourself—such as a headache and muscle pain—but there’s one side effect your friends and family may feel before you do.
Meat Lovers Looking to Reduce Cholesterol Should Avoid These Five Red Meats

Meat Lovers Looking to Reduce Cholesterol Should Avoid These Five Red Meats 0

Research has shown that following a strict vegetarian diet can reduce and even negate some damage done to your heart and arteries. However, not all people find the switch an easy one to make. If you’re working to cut meat from your diet without giving up all your favorite cuts, you can strategically choose which types to avoid.
Are You at Risk for Heart Disease? Take This Quiz to See.

Are You at Risk for Heart Disease? Take This Quiz to See. 0

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute developed an updated online tool to help decide your 10-year risk for heart disease. This tool takes into account things you can’t control, such as age and gender, as well as those things you can control, such as cholesterol and smoking habits. These factors are based on the most current health standards from the Framingham Heart Study.
Did You Know CoQ10 is Naturally produced in Your Body?

Did You Know CoQ10 is Naturally produced in Your Body? 0

Many people are familiar with CoQ10 as a supplement, but they don’t realize it is naturally produced in your body well before you start popping your daily pills.