High cholesterol is a common issue. There are different types of cholesterol- LDL cholesterol is also known as ” bad cholesterol” as it can contribute to blockages in blood vessels, leading to heart disease and stroke. Other risk factors include high blood pressure, smoking, diabetes and inactive lifestyle- all of these need to be addressed to minimise your cardiovascular risk. Find out more about high cholesterol in health library below- including LDL, HDL, triglycerides and treatment options.
High Triglycerides-what are they and what harm can they cause? Causes Difference Treatment Specialist What are triglycerides? Triglycerides are a common type of fat- in fact they make up about 95% of dietary fats, including animal and vegetable-based fats. As your body digests food, triglycerides enter the bloodstream, [...]