Items Tagged ‘HDL’

January 8, 2013

New Rules for Giving Good Cholesterol A Boost

By Logan Lafferty

In the war against heart-damaging high cholesterol, a promising weapon has been largely neutralized…That leaves patients seeking a heart-health booster beyond statins with old-fashioned lifestyle methods such as diet and exercise. “If you raise HDL in non-pharmacologic ways, it really does help you,” says Steve Kopecky, a Mayo Clinic cardiologist. “We always assumed it was […]

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