High Cholesterol in the Elderly Articles

  • What's the Difference Between "Good" and "Bad" Cholesterol?

    What makes some cholesterol good and some bad? And how do you know the difference between the two?

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  • How Seniors Can Lower Their Cholesterol

    Medication, exercise and a proper diet will help lower cholesterol levels and improve overall health.

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  • High Cholesterol in the Elderly

    Having high cholesterol can lead to heart attack or stroke. It is possible for elderly people to reduce their cholesterol?

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  • Understanding Coronary Artery Disease

    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a condition in which plaque builds up inside the coronary arteries. Learn more about what CAD is and how to treat coronary artery disease.

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  • Understanding Heart Failure in the Elderly

    Learn what factors contribute to the development of heart failure and how certain lifestyle changes can help prevent its onset and slow its progression.

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  • Do Statins Cause Memory Loss?

    I've taken statin medications for many years to keep my cholesterol in check. Recently, I've wondered if those drugs were creating some memory loss.

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  • Low Cholesterol Diet: How to Cut Out the Fat

    When caring for a senior mom or dad's diet, caregivers should monitor cholesterol levels, as high levels of bad cholesterol can increase your elderly senior's risk for heart disease.

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  • 7 Things to Consider When Considering Statins

    Statins are a common prescription taken by older adults. Here are seven things to consider if you are considering taking statins to lower your cholesterol.

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