Posts tagged cholesterol

Health Promotion. Part 5

33. If you have moderately high levels of cholesterol, use soft-tub margarine and oil instead of harder processed fats such as stick margarine and butter. Butter and such have more trans fatty acids, which raise cholesterol and the risk of heart disease. Continue reading Health Promotion. Part 5

Health Promotion. Part 2

8. Know the primary risk factors for heart disease: high cholesterol, elevated triglycerides, cigarette smoking, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, diabetes, family history of CAD, etc. If you have any of these risk factors, immediately begin to reduce them and to lead a “heart-healthy” lifestyle. Continue reading Health Promotion. Part 2

The Obstetrician’s Office Is Now Open…for Men? Part 1

Researchers wanted to know if the average man in his 30s had high blood pressure. So where did they go to find the answer? To the obstetrician’s office, of course.
“Young men usually come to a healthcare provider only when they have a serious illness and they rarely have healthcare screening,” said Steve Miller, M.D., of the Renal Division, Department of Internal Medicine at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. “Since high blood pressure is asymptomatic [without symptoms], we rarely find it early.” Continue reading The Obstetrician’s Office Is Now Open…for Men? Part 1

Armand Tecco’s Evaluation and Plan for Joan. Part 2

Your program will consist of three key components:
Cardiovascular activity for stamina, heart rate efficiency, blood pressure, cholesterol and circulation.

Strengthening exercises for muscular fitness and the building of bone and lean tissue.

Continue reading Armand Tecco’s Evaluation and Plan for Joan. Part 2