Love Your Heart

Joy Rojas

Five ways to keep it healthy and strong For an organ of its size—as big as a fist, it is located behind and slightly towards the left side of the breastbone—the human heart is a powerhouse crucial to your survival. “Beating an average of 100,000 times a day, the heart is responsible for pumping about […]

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Cholesterol Medications

What Are Cholesterol-Lowering Medications? If your health care professional has decided you need to take medicine to reduce high cholesterol, it’s because you are at borderline to intermediate risk and have risk enhancing factors or are at high risk for heart disease or stroke. Usually, the treatment combines healthy lifestyle changes, including diet and physical […]

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Understanding Risk

Your health care professional may have told you that you are at higher risk of having a heart attack or stroke. You may be feeling a bit overwhelmed by this, but with the right treatment plan and the support of your health care professional, you can live a healthy lifestyle and lower your risk of […]

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Cholesterol: Myths and Facts

Myth: You don’t need your cholesterol checked until you’ve reached middle age. Fact: The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends checking cholesterol levels once between the ages of 9 and 11 years, and again between the ages of 17 and 21 years for children and young adults without other risk factors or a family history of […]

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Understanding Cholesterol

Understanding Cholesterol Understanding and improving cholesterol is important for men, women and children of all ages. High cholesterol contributes to a higher risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD), such as heart disease and stroke. What Are Cholesterol and Triglycerides? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance your body produces naturally. It’s in the bloodstream and in your […]

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