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Dangerously high cholesterol levels

The Saigon Times

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Tips for tackling high cholesterol levels in the blood. Cholesterol plays an important role in the production of cells, hormones and vitamins in the body. However, high cholesterol levels, especially LDL cholesterol, increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases, stroke, and high blood pressure. According to Suc khoe & Doi song news site, high cholesterol levels in the blood may come from unhealthy eating habits like eating late at night, having too much fat, and lacking dietary fiber. As for smokers, the nicotine will decrease the HDL cholesterol (considered to be good) while increasing the LDL cholesterol (considered bad) and triglyceride, which may cause atherosclerosis (thickening or hardening of the arteries). Alcohol abuse has a bad impact on the functioning of the liver, hindering the discharge of harmful fats out of the body and thus increasing cholesterol levels in the blood. A sedentary lifestyle for a long time may increase the risk of hindering the metabolism process, which increases cholesterol levels in the blood. The cholesterol levels in the blood tend to rise in accordance with the aging process. In addition, those with obesity, whose body mass index (BMI) is 30 or higher, have higher cholesterol levels than normal ones. Those […]
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