Being tested often will keep track of the levels of different substances in your system fall within a normal range.
A cholesterol test is a blood test that measures the amount of each type of cholesterol and certain fats in your blood. Too much LDL cholesterol in your blood may put you at risk for heart disease and other serious conditions.
A few changes in your diet can reduce cholesterol and improve your heart health:
Eat less fatty food:
- Try to eat more: oily fish, like mackerel and salmon, brown rice, bread and pasta, nuts and seeds, fruits and vegetables.
- Try to eat less: meat pies, sausages and fatty meat, butter, lard and ghee, cream and hard cheese, like cheddar, cakes and biscuits, food that contains coconut oil or palm oil.
Cut down on alcoholhttps://www.nhs.uk/conditions/high-cholesterol/how-to-lower-your-cholesterol/
- Diabetes (insufficient production of the hormone insulin)
- Kidney disease
- Cushing syndrome (an excess production of hormones)
- Hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid)
- Liver diseases including cirrhosis and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Taking your medicine as prescribed or medication adherence is important for controlling chronic conditions, treating temporary conditions, and overall long-term health and well-being.
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Any exercise program should include cardiovascular exercises like walking, interval training which strengthens the heart and burns calories. And walking is something you can do anywhere, anytime, with no equipment other than a good pair of shoes. It's not just for beginners, either: Even the very fit can get a good workout from walking.
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