Posts Tagged ‘LDL’

chronic disease

Fresh insights into cholesterol

Every single cell in the body is comprised of cholesterol. It provides cell membranes with their integrity, so that they don’t fall apart. Why do we continue to think that cholesterol is bad and to be avoided, if it is necessary for life? 1. Cholesterol serves as an anti-inflammatory, by preventing the formation of pro-inflammatory

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The Truth about Statins

What are statins? Statins are a group of drugs developed to lower cholesterol levels by inhibiting the production of an enzyme (HMG-CoA reductase), which results in a decrease in cholesterol synthesis in the liver. Although initially thought to be a wonder drug, they have become the subject of much debate, regarding their relevance in lowering

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