Finding Herbs to Lower Cholesterol
Herbs to Lower Cholesterol
the unseen killer. But it isnt that
simple. Its never that simple and in
this article I will discuss lowering
Cholesterol and Herbs to Lower Cholesterol.
A group chemical with the repution of
dredging cholesterol from the bloodstreeam
are phytosterols. They are contained
in almost all plants but the noble Sesame
seed registers with the highest quantity
as a dry nut. A similar product with
a high level of phytosterols would be
Sunflower seeds. Many other nuts and
vegetables are worth looking into. I
know Lettuce and Asparagus do well as
do Okra and Tomatoes. More
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to Eat to Lower Cholesterol
you've been to the Doctor and he has
confirmed that you have high cholesterol. |
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance
called a lipid that is found in all
body cells and that is produced by the
liver. Extra cholesterol is not needed
and it mainly enters our body when eating
foods of animal origin. Cholesterol
travels to cells through the bloodstream,
by means of lipoproteins.
The important bit to remember here is
that there are two types of cholesterol.
Good - HDL and Bad LDL. More
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levels of cholesterol in the blood
may become too high. This condition
is known as high cholesterol or hyperlipidemia.
With high levels of LDL cholesterol
there is an enormous risk of heart
diseases as well as an increased risk
of strokes. LDL cholesterol affects
the lining of blood vessels by irritating
them and stimulating atherosclerosis,
which is a hardening of the arteries.
It then becomes imperative to lower
cholesterol levels by fair means or
foul. Increased age leads to an increased
risk. In the UK at least it is routine
for General Practitioners to prescribe
such drugs as Simvastatin a "statin"
to all patients over 55. ..... More.....