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High Cholesterol

Beet Root Health Benefits And Liver Cleanser

Beet Root Health Benefits And Liver Cleanser

If you have high cholesterol, diabetes, are obese or are a heavy drinker (alcoholism), your liver is at risk.   If you have these conditions, you will most likely have fatty liver. Fatty liver, or steatosis, is a term that describes the buildup of fat […]

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Genetic High Cholesterol

Genetic High Cholesterol

A routine blood test done in May 2015 revealed that I have high cholesterol. Reading was 6.4.  I was totally unprepared and shocked when my doctor told me the news. As you already know, I am a health and fitness freak. I do not eat […]

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Familial Hypercholesterolemia And Cholesterol Bumps On Eyelids

Familial Hypercholesterolemia And Cholesterol Bumps On Eyelids

High cholesterol affects your health in more than one way. In most cases it shows no signs and has no symptoms. There is an exception, however — a condition by the name of familial hypercholesterolaemia. A genetic disorder, this condition leaves cholesterol deposits in various […]

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