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HDL Cholesterol

Causes of Too-Low HDL Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a class of lipid/fat. Too much cholesterol in the blood, particularly low-density lipoprotein or "‘bad&...

Abnormal HDL in Italy

Your body produces two types of cholesterol. High-density lipoproteins, called HDL, are the good guys. They carry the cholesterol ...

Healthy Cholesterol Ranges for HDL & LDL

Knowing the overall healthy HDL and LDL cholesterol ranges is important, but blood cholesterol levels change regularly. LDL choles...

Why Do Doctors Monitor the Concentration of LDL & HDL?

Most annual checkups at a physician’s office include blood work, complete with cholesterol measurements. While labs do measu...

How Much Niacin Should I Take for HDL?

Niacin, also known as nicotinic acid or vitamin B-3, has a number of cardioprotective benefits when given in therapeutic doses. Ni...

Acne, Low HDL and Hypothyroidism

Your thyroid gland, just below your Adam’s apple, produces hormones that control metabolism, growth and development. Hypothy...

What Are the Sources of LDL & HDL Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is made by the liver in adequate amounts to supply all your body needs to protect nerves, produce specific hormones an...

What is a Desirable Level of HDL for Adults?

Cardiovascular disease, especially heart attacks and stroke, can be debilitating or even fatal for adults. Your cholesterol levels...

LDL Density Pattern B and a High HDL Level

Knowing your overall cholesterol and lipoprotein levels is sometimes not enough to determine if you are at risk for cardiovascular...

Peanuts Vs. Almonds & Higher HDL

Peanuts and almonds are filled with a number of nutrients for your body, including antioxidants, protein, selenium and vitamin E. ...
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