Cholesterol: A Basic Introduction
If you are reading this, then odds are you are worried about cholesterol. Whether you are concerned because you have read statistics that suggest high cholesterol may be bad for you or whether you are worried because you or someone you know has been diagnosed with having high levels of “bad” cholesterol, the fact is that we could all stand to learn more about this important health issue.
In fact, many health experts now think that high cholesterol levels are among the greatest health problems that face us today. In this web site, you will learn how to take control of your health.
By reading this web site, you will learn:
- What Cholesterol is and why it is important
- What too high cholesterol can do and treatments that can help you lower your cholesterol
- What exact steps you can take to live a heart healthy life
- The secrets that can make healthy cholesterol achievable
- How to speak to your doctor about cholesterol
- The myths that can affect your health
- What to eat for a healthy heart
You can use this web site as you wish, reading it all in one sitting or reading just the sections you find interesting or most useful. A helpful summary at the end of this web site can help you understand the basic terms and can refresh the ideas you will learn as you read the following pages. The ideas in this web site will help you lower your cholesterol in as little as thirty days. Use as many of the tips and suggestions as can and apply all the tips and advice that you find useful.
This web site has especially not been organized to tell you what to do in the first two days, the next week, and so on, because cholesterol is not a step by step process. Several things may contribute to high cholesterol, and several things can help lower it. The steps that must be taken also vary with each person. This web site does not dictate - it simply gives you the tools you need to develop your own 30 day program for a healthy cholesterol level.
Please be advised that while the advice and tips contained here can be very useful, if you feel that you may have high cholesterol, please consult a doctor. Your doctor can help you in devising a cholesterol lowering plan and can also help you determine which health tips may be most effective for your own particular situation.
Click the following link to learn how you can lower cholesterol naturally.
- Being Aware of the Dangers of a High Cholesterol Level
Although there are "good" cholesterol levels, known as HDL, they only account for a third of your cholesterol levels. The other two thirds of your cholesterol levels are attributed to "bad" cholesterol levels, or LDL.
- Staying Healthy - How to Check Your Cholesterol Levels
It should be noted that factors such as your body weight, age, health, and other medicines that you are taking will play an important role in your cholesterol level readings.
- The Multiple Benefits of Low Cholesterol
It has long been speculated that cholesterol can in fact be good for you. In some ways, cholesterol is beneficial, and in fact is a must to help regulate the fatty plaque found in arteries from building up.
- How Changes in Your Lifestyle can Affect Cholesterol
Eating differently and getting doctor-supervised cholesterol treatment will help lower your cholesterol. However, to stay heart healthy and or lower your cholesterol in the next thirty days, you will need to make some changes to your way of life in order to reap the maximum benefits.
- Doctor Question Checklist
There are certain questions that you need to have answered about your condition over the next 30 days. Whether you get the answers to these questions from your doctor or from another reputable health care professional,
- Myths About Cholesterol that May be Affecting Your Health
There are many myths out there about cholesterol. If you believe any of the following misconceptions and misinformation, you may be making uninformed choices that can sabotage your chances of lowering your cholesterol
- Good Cholesterol Resources
There are a number of places you will want to check in order to find more help with lowering your cholesterol.
- Cholesterol Glossary
As you lower your cholesterol over the next thirty days, you will likely encounter new words and terms. As you get used to these new concepts, feel free to turn to this glossary to help you recall what is what