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  • high
  • To treat high blood cholesterol, your doctor may recommend heart-healthy lifestyle changes, such as heart-healthy eating, quitting smoking, or aiming for a healthy weight. (nih.gov)
  • Explore this Health Topic to learn more about high blood cholesterol, NHLBI's role in research and clinical trials to improve health, and where to find more information. (nih.gov)
  • The most common cause of high blood cholesterol is an unhealthy lifestyle. (nih.gov)
  • However, the genes that you inherit from your parents, other medical conditions, and some medicines may also cause high blood cholesterol. (nih.gov)
  • Unhealthy eating patterns, lack of physical activity, and smoking can cause high blood cholesterol. (nih.gov)
  • Some people may develop high blood cholesterol because of mutations , or changes, in their genes. (nih.gov)
  • embed type:node embed_type:glossary_term id:84176 plural:none capitalize:firstLetter] is one [embed type:node embed_type:glossary_term id:84026 plural:none capitalize:lowercase] form of high blood cholesterol. (nih.gov)
  • Treatment will discuss heart-healthy lifestyle changes that your doctors may recommend if you are diagnosed with high blood cholesterol. (nih.gov)
  • You may have an increased risk for high blood cholesterol because of your age, your family history and genetics, and your race. (nih.gov)
  • These normal age-related changes may increase your risk of developing high blood cholesterol. (nih.gov)
  • Depending on the genes in your family, you may have an increased risk for high blood cholesterol. (nih.gov)
  • risk
  • Plaque buildup increases your risk for heart attack, stroke, and peripheral artery disease. (nih.gov)
  • stroke
  • According to a recent review of research on HDL, there's some evidence that increasing HDL can reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke even without changes in LDL. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • This can put one at an increased risk of a heart attack or stroke. (health-total.com)
  • Thus, by performing these essential functions HDL protects us from serious health problems such as heart attacks, stroke, chest pain, and cardiovascular diseases. (health-total.com)
  • By 2005, the total number of cardiovascular disease (CVD) deaths (mainly coronary heart disease, stroke, and rheumatic heart disease) had increased globally to 17.5 million from 14.4 million in 1990. (health.am)
  • It seems that no matter how hard they tried, they just couldn't improve these proven risk markers for Heart Attack and Stroke. (jokkulitmobil.top)
  • If you want to lower your Triglycerides and raise your HDL, and in the process slash your risk of heart attack and stroke, the you need to do the opposite of what these organizations tell you. (jokkulitmobil.top)
  • reduction
  • The researchers found that heterozygotes vs. noncarriers for 4 ABCA1 mutations (P1065S, G1216V, N1800H, R2144X) had HDL cholesterol levels of 41 mg/dL vs. 58 mg/dL, corresponding to a reduction in HDL cholesterol of 17 mg/dL. (netdoc.com)
  • A 10% reduction in LDL cholesterol was also achieved in the walnut group, reflecting a significant effect by group ( P = 0.032) and time ( P = 0.036). (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Putative beneficial effects of rosuvastatin therapy on chronic heart failure may be negated by increases in collagen turnover markers as well as a reduction in plasma coenzyme Q10 levels in patients with chronic heart failure. (wikipedia.org)
  • lipid profile of patients
  • CONCLUSIONS -Structured "whole of diet" advice that included 30 g of walnuts/day delivering substantial amounts of polyunsaturated fatty acid improved the lipid profile of patients with type 2 diabetes. (diabetesjournals.org)
  • Higher doses were more efficacious in improving the lipid profile of patients with hypercholesterolemia than milligram-equivalent doses of atorvastatin and milligram-equivalent or higher doses of simvastatin and pravastatin. (wikipedia.org)
  • liver
  • HDL removes LDL from artery walls and ferries it to the liver for processing or removal. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • HDL is generally good for the body since it moves bad cholesterol from the blood vessels to the liver so that it can be broken down and eliminated from the body. (naturalnews.com)
  • Clinically, the choice of an agent will depend on the patient's cholesterol profile, cardiovascular risk, and the liver and kidney functions of the patient, evaluated against the balancing of risks and benefits of the medications. (wikipedia.org)