Cholosterol is a
substance that plays an important role in the human
may be bad (LDL) or good (HDL).
substance is the precursor of multiple hormones like sex
hormones. It also helps in the digestion of
acid which plays a role in the digestion of fats is derived
a few of the key roles of cholosterol and this explains why
the body manufactures it.
the liver is the plant where this substance is synthesized.
About 80 to 85% of it in the human body comes from the
small percentage about 15 to 20% comes from
understand why lowering it can't be achieved ONLY by
controlling your foods.
the right numbers for this matter?
important to have fatty lipid test regularly if you are over
40 for men and over 45 for women. There are healthy ranges
and risk ranges.
If you are
in the healthy ranges, you have less risk than others to
have heart troubles particularly coronary heart
If you are
in the risk ranges, you are at risk. This means the
probability to have a heart attack has increased. You must
act rapidly to get back to safe numbers. Below are the
Normal cholosterol total:
you must have less than 200 mg/dl
Normal LDL choleserol: you
must have less than 130 mg/dl
Normal HDL choleterol
:> about 40 mg/dl for men and 45 mg/dl for
total: between 200 to 239 mg/dl
Borderline LDL: between
130 to 139 mg/dl
the risk factors linked to its elevated
factors act to increase your risks to have cholosterol
health problems particularly coronary arterial disease and
other blood vessels diseases. These factors
Tobacco: if you are a
smoker, you have 300% more risks to die from a heart
disease than normal population.
Alcohol: it’s well-known
that a small amount of alcohol occasionally will dilate
blood vessels and be beneficial for your heart. But if you
abuse of alcohol, you have a major contributing factor in
Diets: 15 to 20 % of this
substance in your body comes from your diet. Be aware of
what you eat.
Stress: this explains why
executives are afraid of these troubles.
Personality (also linked
to stress): if you have a sense of time, urgency and
striving for achievement. Do you feel yourself being under
treat your cholosterol problem?
fundamental question. There are multiple steps in the
treatment of your lipid problem:
Try to have your optimal
Take drugs like statins
which have a lot of side effects. Or
Take natural supplements
to lower cholosterol which will help you control your fatty
lipid without the side effects of statins drugs. These