How to Lower High Cholesterol?

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that is produce by the human body. It is also found in animal products. Some cholesterol is needed for cells to function. Unfortunately, excess cholesterol builds up inside the arteries. Cholesterol starts increasing from childhood to the time when our body is at under development stage. Until then the cholesterol that we gain from the food our body uses are for the body growth. After eighteen to twenty-two age period when our heights stop increasing then cholesterol stop increasing in body. If you eat junk food along with non-vegetables, alcohol and smoking, and if your daily routine didn’t include physical work or exercise then until forty’s almost every person got symptoms of cholesterol.

If we pay attention on it in the beginning then the increase or decrease of cholesterol can be In our hands. There are types of cholesterol:

  • LDL- is the bad cholesterol, it’s the kind that can raised your risk of heart disease, heart attack and stroke.
  • HDL- is the good cholesterol, it’s the kind that is linked to a lower risk of Of heart disease, heart attack and stroke.

For travel trough your blood stream attaches to protein and a combination called a Lipoprotein. Lipoproteins are the main carriers of cholesterol. Low density lipoprotein LDL and high density lipoprotein HDL.

LDL acts like a fat delivery truck, it picks up cholesterol from the liver and delivers it to the cells. When more cholesterols ready for delivery then the cells can take. LDL cholesterol drops off the extra cholesterol on the artery walls. A lot of LDL cholesterol in your blood increase your risk of heart disease and stroke. HDL works like a garbage truck, it removes excess cholesterol from the blood stream and takes to the liver. A lot of HDL cholesterol decrease  your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Disclaimer: This is for informational and educational purposes only. Always consult health Professionals for advice and questions regarding health conditions.        


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