Lower High Cholesterol Naturally

L-arginine supplements can naturally lower cholesterol.

Bad Cholesterol – It Impacts Even the Best of Us

Posted by on Sep 22, 2014 in Arginine Supplements, Lower High Cholesterol Naturally, News | Comments Off

Bad Cholesterol – It Impacts Even the Best of Us

The American Heart Association published a blog on their website this past week that instantly caught my attention, both because I’m an Arizona Cardinals’ fan and I’m always interested in new heart-related discussions. The title of the blog, Football legend Kurt Warner manages his cholesterol risk like a pro, initially got my interest. I mean, think about it, a Super Bowl quarterback, non-profit aficionado, and just all-around good guy, lives with high cholesterol. It’s crazy, right?   When we think about individuals with bad high cholesterol, we tend to picture an older...

Read More

Statins: Do the Benefits Really Outweigh the Side Effects?

Posted by on Jul 31, 2014 in Happier and Healthier, Heart Health, Lower High Cholesterol Naturally, News | Comments Off

Statins: Do the Benefits Really Outweigh the Side Effects?

Every single day, thousands of men over the age of 45 are prescribed statins by their physician to lower cholesterol. In most cases, the men do not second guess their physicians and take the statins as prescribed. There are so many older men on statins for high cholesterol; it seemed like only a matter of time before it would happen to you. So, with the inevitability of bad cholesterol numbers comes the statins and life goes on. But is this the way we want to live our lives?   One in four men over age 45 takes the medication, the most prescribed class of drugs in America. Statins are a...

Read More

Bad vs. Good Cholesterol

Posted by on Apr 3, 2014 in Heart Health, Lower High Cholesterol Naturally | Comments Off

Bad vs. Good Cholesterol

There are two different kinds of cholesterol, the good kind, HDL, and the bad kind, LDL. For good heart health it is important to know the difference between the two. 1.   When too much “bad,” cholesterol or low-density lipoprotein (LDL), circulates in your body it can build up in the walls of your arteries that feed your heart and brain. It can form a thick and hard deposit, known as plaque, in your arteries and narrow them making them less flexible. A narrowed and blocked artery is bad for your heart health because it can cause a heart attack or stroke. 2.   High levels of...

Read More

Heart Healthy Resolutions for 2014

Posted by on Jan 2, 2014 in Lower High Cholesterol Naturally, News | Comments Off

Heart Healthy Resolutions for 2014

Now is the perfect time to make resolutions to improve your heart health such as consuming more natural solutions to lower cholesterol, getting more exercise, and losing weight. Making resolutions now and sticking to them can be very effective at improving your long term health and keeping your heart healthy no matter what 2014 throws at you.   Consume more natural solutions to lower cholesterol Think about including more natural solutions to lower cholesterol in your regular diet in order to keep your heart healthy throughout 2014. Natural solutions to lower cholesterol include...

Read More

Natural Ways to Lower High Cholesterol

Posted by on Sep 4, 2013 in Arginine Supplements, Lower High Cholesterol Naturally, News | Comments Off

Natural Ways to Lower High Cholesterol

High cholesterol can lead to atherosclerosis and to the development of life threatening artery plaques which can cause a stroke or heart attack. Fortunately, high cholesterol levels can be lowered naturally through dieting and by taking supplements that reduce cholesterol. Arginine, which can be found naturally in a number of foods and in supplement form, is shown to lower cholesterol naturally. Arginine also improves blood flow throughout the body and reduces the chance of bad cholesterol turning into artery clogging plaques. Taking it in combination with other cholesterol lowering...

Read More

Assess Your Heart Health With A Lipid Panel

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in Arginine Supplements, Heart Health, Lower High Cholesterol Naturally, News | Comments Off

Assess Your Heart Health With A Lipid Panel

Chances are, if you have ever had a heart health screening at a doctor’s office or even during a health fair, you’ve had your cholesterol checked in conjunction with the test. This is a good marker for the potential development of heart-related issues, which is why a lipid panel is so important if you want to determine your risk for heart disease and to tell you how good your cardiovascular health actually is. In general, your cholesterol levels should be less than 200. Traditionally, doctors have encouraged those with a higher than usual risk of developing heart disease to keep their...

Read More