Most disease and death associated with atherosclerosis, a disease process involving clogged arteries, could be prevented by controlling or reducing blood cholesterol levels and by avoiding other known risks such as smoking and high blood pressure. This series explains HDL (good) and LDL (bad) blood cholesterol, controllable and uncontrollable risks, the risks associated with high LDL and low HDL levels, and ways to increase HDL and lower LDL cholesterol.
In this dynamic video series, you’ll learn about:
- Cholesterol and its impact on the body
- An enjoyable heart-healthy diet that safely and conveniently lowers high cholesterol without medications
- How to develop an action plan for managing cholesterol levels
- How stress and relationships can influence long-term success, with tips for staying healthy.
- Controlling Cholesterol – Milton Teske, MD