Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Cholesterol: Making these Mistakes Will Get You Sick

Cholesterol levels tell your doctor about the fats in your blood. Unhealthy levels are linked to hardening of the arteries, which can cause heart disease, heart attacks, and strokes. Your numbers include “bad” (LDL) and “good” (HDL) cholesterol, and triglycerides, a common fat in your body. If you understand where your numbers are and what…

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Stroke: Ways To Lower Your Risk

A stroke happens when a blood vessel carrying oxygen and nutrients to the brain is blocked by a clot either ischemic  (blockage) or bursts (hemorrhagic). As a result, brain cells die.   Stroke Statistics Here are several scary statistics about stroke and its impact: Almost 800,000 people in the United States suffer a stroke every year,…

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