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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...

Chinese Herbs to Lower Cholesterol

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

High Norepinephrine Symptoms

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

Contraindications for Statins

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

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...

The Effects of High Progesterone

Progesterone is one of the female hormones associated with monthly menstrual cycles. In particular, progesterone helps maintain th...

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...

Drugs That Lower Norepinephrine Levels

Norepinephrine, or noradrenaline, is a catecholamine that functions as a neurotransmitter and a stress hormone. High levels of nor...

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...

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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