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High Cholesterol

Food Sources of Statins

Statins are a class of drugs used to lower cholesterol levels. Plant sterols and stanols are natural statins, or phytosterols, whi...
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Chinese Herbs to Lower Cholesterol

Chinese herbs are a natural, holistic approach to reducing elevated cholesterol levels. Some Chinese herbs help reduce total chole...
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High Norepinephrine Symptoms

The adrenal glands produce the hormone norepinephrine, a potent form of the “fight or flight” hormone epinephrine. Tum...
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Contraindications for Statins

The statins, also known as HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors, are prescription medications used along with diet and exercise to lower c...
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Crestor Side Effects on Muscles

Crestor is the brand name of rosuvastatin calcium, one of a class of cholesterol-lowering drugs known as statins. These drugs red...
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The Effects of High Progesterone

Progesterone is one of the female hormones associated with monthly menstrual cycles. In particular, progesterone helps maintain th...
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What Are the Treatments for High Cortisol?

High cortisol levels, or Cushing's syndrome, occur when the body is exposed to high levels of cortisol, according to the Natio...
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Drugs That Lower Norepinephrine Levels

Norepinephrine, or noradrenaline, is a catecholamine that functions as a neurotransmitter and a stress hormone. High levels of nor...
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What Meats Can I Eat With High Cholesterol?

While cholesterol is a necessary component in your body, too much of it can be dangerous, leading to clogged arteries that can cau...
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Does Walking Reduce Cholesterol Levels?

Walking and other aerobic physical activity has a direct effect on your blood's good cholesterol level. Regular physical activ...
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