High cholesterol can be inherited - four physical signs 'when extra cholesterol builds up'
CERTAIN health conditions bring with them a slew of other risks. Having high cholesterol is one such condition, with a number of heart problems as well as strokes associated with it. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Hear that? The subtle sign to listen out for that can signal high levels
HIGH CHOLESTEROL is normally a condition which doesn't cause any symptoms. However, on some occasions the condition can cause the body to react in certain unusual ways. Some symptoms one must be visually vigilant for, while others can only be heard. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Mosley shares the cheap snack that can ‘reduce blood pressure’ in ‘weeks’
HIGH blood pressure, similarly to high cholesterol, can be triggered by your diet choices. The good news is that food can also pose as the very antidote. Dr Michael Mosley has shared a cheap snack that could help retrieve your reading from the red zone in just "weeks". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diabetes: The cheese to ‘significantly' reduce blood sugar without increasing cholesterol
CHEESE is among the most popular full-fat dairy products, but there has been overwhelming evidence that such foods hamper cardiovascular health. According to new findings, one particular type of cheese may promote bone health and reduce blood sugar levels significantly, while leaving cholesterol levels intact. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 12, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Know About Peripheral Artery Disease —and Its Connection to Diabetes
When we think of clogged arteries, most of us think about the heart. “But buildup of fatty plaques can happen in any artery, including those that carry blood away from the heart,” says Dr. Samuel Kim, a preventive cardiologist and lipidologist at Weill Cornell Medicine in New York. The arteries that branch out and feed into our arms and legs make up the bulk of what we call peripheral arteries. And the narrowing in these vessels is referred to as peripheral artery disease (PAD), a common condition in which the legs or arms don’t receive sufficient blood flow. “Interestingly, arteries in our legs and...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lala Tanmoy Das Tags: Uncategorized Disease freelance healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

To Avoid Paxlovid Rebound, Some Experts Call for Longer Courses of Treatment
Prescriptions for the antiviral drug Paxlovid have soared since the medication was granted emergency use authorization last December. High-profile people who recently tested positive—including President Joe Biden, White House medical advisor Dr. Anthony Fauci, and late night host Stephen Colbert—have also taken the drug. But some people—including those three famous patients—have reported rebound infections after taking the pills. Paxlovid rebound occurs when a person takes the drug for a few days, tests negative, and then tests positive again several days later. The growing number of cases is prompt...
Source: TIME: Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Is there a link between cholesterol levels and Long COVID?, ZOE Health Study
According to ONS data, Long COVID affects over 2 million people in the UK and 71% of this group report that Long COVID negatively affects their daily lives. We wanted to investigate to see if there was a link between levels of “bad” cholesterol and Long COVID. We tested the blood of all groups and in the asymptomatic group found a pattern associated with lower risk of heart attack and diabetes. Those with long-lasting symptoms had a higher concentration of low density cholesterol (LDL or “bad” cholesterol), associated with a greater risk of heart disease. We found there was no difference in the profiles of t...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The statin side effect that could signal a calcium leak in the blood - may affect mealtime
THE DIFFUSION of statin treatment has revolutionised the war on heart disease, helping millions of people swerve major cardiac events each year. In rare cases, however, the drugs produce undesirable side effects. One such complication, that may show during mealtime, could signal high levels of calcium in the blood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dr Mosley shares the 15p snack that can lower ‘bad’ cholesterol by 23% - ‘Delicious’
WHILE high cholesterol is often triggered by delicious snacks, Dr Michael Mosley has shared a healthy alternative that tastes great while being able to cut your levels. If that's not enough to persuade you to give it a go, the small food can also improve your blood pressure, boost your brain health and help you to lose weight. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 11, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol signs: The warning sign that can strike at night - may 'interrupt' sleep
HIGH cholesterol is often dubbed the "silent killer" because it steadily raises your risk of heart disease without warning. However, symptoms can emerge if cholesterol deposits accumulate in the arteries. One telltale sign of this process can strike at night. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Live longer: The 'delicious snack’ that can cut your risk of death by 35% - Dr Mosley
DR MICHAEL MOSLEY shares you might be able to eat yourself to a longer life. While there's no perfect single food that can guarantee a long, healthy lifespan, a certain snack seems to come pretty close. From high cholesterol to high blood pressure, the small food is able to keep different conditions in check while cutting your risk of dying. What's more, it's also "delicious". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 10, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The ‘severe’ sensation that could be a sign - ‘Challenging to treat'
ALTHOUGH high cholesterol is characterised by a lack of warning signs, symptoms might appear once the condition progresses. The build-up of the fatty substance can draw attention to itself with a "severe" sensation in your leg or foot. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gloria Hunniford: Star's scrape with 'silent killer' condition - 'there are no symptoms'
FOR THE age of 82, Rip Off Britain's Gloria Hunniford is in remarkable health. But due to the history of tragic health problems in her family, Hunniford is always aware of keeping on top of her health and wellbeing. Despite her best efforts when at a health check-up, years ago, the star found out she had high cholesterol levels, which was caused by a surprising health condition she was unaware she had. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: Study finds surprising link between laughing and 'bad' cholesterol
HIGH cholesterol indirectly kills millions a year through conditions such as cardiovascular disease and stroke. But could laughing daily help to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of these conditions? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 9, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High cholesterol: The sign in your leg warning of extremely damaging levels - reduce risk
CHOLESTEROL is a fatty lipid substance which is present in blood. There are two types of cholesterol, and while one form is needed for overall health, the other can dramatically increase the risk of heart disease and associated ailments. While broadly symptomless, sometimes signs can show up. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news