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Top Five Cholesterol-Lowering Foods (with video clip)

Source: everydayhealth.com By Lynn Yoffee | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH A few simple changes in what you eat can have a big impact on your cholesterol levels. You know you aren’t doing your health any favors by indulging in fried foods or fatty meats — but eating the right types of food can actually help ...

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Sleep more, have better sex. Here’s why

Basically everyone knows that unshakable feeling of grogginess and disorientation that we get when we haven’t gotten enough sleep. The itchy eyes. The sense of imbalance. The irritability. Basically, these unpleasant sensations are your body’s way of telling you that you need sleep to function! Deep, good-quality sleep isn’t just pleasurable; it’s vital for us to function optimally both physically ...

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Is Your Heart-Healthy Diet Out of Date?

By Johannah Sakimura for everydayhealth.org Recommendations regarding the ideal heart-healthy diet have evolved significantly over the past fifty years, so it’s no surprise that the public is having trouble keeping up with changing advice. In a recent survey conducted by the Cleveland Clinic in advance of American Heart Month, 28 percent of respondents believed that a low-fat diet offers the ...

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How to Reduce High Cholesterol With Exercise

Source: everydayhealth.org The right exercise regimen can help you reduce high cholesterol, lose weight, and improve heart health. If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol there are several steps you can take to get your cholesterol levels to a healthier range. Your doctor may prescribe a cholesterol-lowering drug, such as a statin, or recommend that you change some of your ...

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Cholesterol: What are Plaques?..Video

Source:everydayhealth.com Dr. Arthur Agatston explains what plaque is and how it can block blood vessels and lead to heart attacks.

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Confused about High Cholesterol Foods ?….Read this

Source:everydayhealth.com From eggs and meat to popcorn and chocolate, if you’re not sure what will or won’t raise your cholesterol, you’re not alone. Here’s the scoop on common foods and how they affect your cholesterol levels. If you’re watching your diet in order to lower your cholesterol, it may surprise you that controlling cholesterol is actually more about controlling the ...

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6 Supplements to Avoid With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Source:www.everydayhealth.com When taken for RA, some supplements can lead to adverse reactions and interact with medications. The idea of taking a supplement for rheumatoid arthritis has its appeal. Some supplements may help relieve joint pain and even allow you to take lower doses of prescription medications, according to rheumatologist Nathan Wei, MD, director of the Arthritis Treatment Center in Frederick, ...

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Stop “criminal” Ebola vaccines trial in Ghana – Coalition

The Coalition for Ghana’s Independence Now (CGIN) has said it is “disappointed” in the Ghana government for allowing its citizens to be used for an Ebola vaccines trial. A few days ago, Starrfmonline.com broke the news that the University of Health and Allied Sciences is spearheading the project which is expected to kick off at Hohoe in the Volta region ...

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