The Complexities of Cholesterol What do we really know about cholesterol? The lower the better, doctors have told us since the 1960s, when the “cholesterol hypothesis” became widely accepted as fact, and millions reluctantly gave up bacon and eggs for cereal with skim milk.
Matters of the Heart Even though women tend to perceive cancer as their biggest health threat, heart disease is the leading cause of death for women across most races in the United States. (The exception is among Asian American women, where heart disease is
High Blood Pressureadmin2020-08-03T11:54:06-05:00
High Blood Pressure A Symptom, Not a Disease As of 2013, approximately 30% of Americans over the age of 20, and over 50% of those age 55 and older, have elevated blood pressure or hypertension. While not a disease in and of itself,