Cholesterol, Blood Pressure, and Heart Disease Resources
Here are some helpful resources for information about cholesterol, blood pressure, and other heart disease topics.
You Have High Triglycerides. Now What?
When you have high triglyceride levels, there's a good chance you also have abnormal cholesterol numbers.
How High Cholesterol Leads to Atherosclerosis
High cholesterol levels lead to clogged arteries, which can ultimately lead to heart disease. WebMD explains how cholesterol levels - both good and bad - raise the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
LDL Cholesterol: The Bad Cholesterol
WebMD explains LDL -- or "bad" -- cholesterol and how it affects your arteries and risk for heart disease.
Your Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping List
This heart-healthy kitchen essentials guide may help you lower your cholesterol.
What Is Borderline Cholesterol?
Have you been told that you have "borderline" cholesterol? Find out what that means and what you should do about it.
6 Cooking Oils Explained: What to Use, What to Avoid
When you have hypertension, which oils should you make part of your cooking routine?
4 Sneaky Ingredients in Your Food
How to spot unhealthy ingredients on food labels.
HDL Cholesterol: The Good Cholesterol
WebMD looks at HDL cholesterol, or "good" cholesterol, and how it works to reduce your risk of heart disease.
Take Steps to Reduce Cholesterol
Adoption of a healthier lifestyle, including aerobic exercise and a low-fat diet, should reduce the prevalence of obesity, high cholesterol, and, ultimately, the risk of coronary heart disease.