Do you know your numbers when it comes to cholesterol?
We are not just talking about your overall readings, but what each number represents.
If you are not sure or just need a refresher, head over to the Cholesterol Management Center at WebMD.
February is Heart Health Month, so be smart and care for your heart. IT is the hardest-working muscle in your body and lowering your cholesterol can help it do its work better and reduce your risk of heart attack.
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Statins drugs, like Crestor, Lipitor and Zocor, are a family of drugs prescribed to lower blood cholesterol by blocking its very production.
Research suggests statins do additional long-term good. Learn more about statin drugs here.
Studies have shown that daily exercise is a cornerstone for lowering cholesterol to acceptable heart-healthy levels, for heart attack prevention.
And here is more good news: a lot of the activities that you might not necessarily have thought would count as exercise do actually keep you fit:
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