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How I Lowered My Cholesterol 44 Points Without Medication

6 months ago I opened the letter from my clinic and saw the results of my blood test. My cholesterol was 243. That’s high. Medication is often recommended for a cholesterol level above 240. So now I knew I had to do something. I had just been in for a routine physical exam. I knew…

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Best Ways to Keep Your Lifestyle Healthy

This is a guest post by Sophie from Manchester UK. A diet and exercise is like the end of the world for us! And maintaining a healthy lifestyle is that resolution we take every year and promptly forget about the next day, when we see or smell the aroma of some delicious goods. But there…

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Ways to Lower Cholesterol

There are various ways to lower cholesterol. It’s easier for some people than others. Some people are genetically disposed to having high cholesterol. Older people tend to have higher cholesterol than when they were younger. People who eat unhealthy diets and seldom exercise are more likely to have high cholesterol. The 4 basic ways of…

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7 Ways to Never Have a Heart Attack

I just came across an article on the menshealth.com website titled “7 ways to never have a heart attack”. It’s a catchy title. Who wouldn’t want to know what those 7 ways are? So here’s my review of that article. 1. Pop a multivitamin every day This is something I’ve been doing for many years.…

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How Bicycling Helps the Heart

This is a guest post by 
Rich Coffman, a blogger on the front range of Colorado. Bicycling has been proven to provide many positive effects on the health of ones heart. One main benefit of cycling is that it contributes to the control of many of the risk factors for heart disease. The American Heart…

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What Can We Do To Avoid Heart Disease?

As I continue researching heart disease I’m sometimes surprised by what I learn. For example, some kinds of vegetable oil are considered very bad by some experts, and olive oil is always recommended. I never thought potato chips or french fries were so bad, but they really are pretty bad for heart health. Here are…

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What I’m doing to Lower My Cholesterol

A few years ago my cholesterol level was in the mid range between 200-240. It was 204 if I remember right. Recently I discovered my level is in the high range. It’s about 243. It’s time to make some changes. Over the past few years I’ve tried to eat healthier. I admit I haven’t tried…

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