1 – CHOLESTEROL AND ITS NUMBERS

Summary: What you need to understand about your cholesterol numbers and their significances. Individuals above 20 years old are encouraged to go through the lipoprotein profile or the cholesterol level test at least as soon as in every 5 years. This test involves taking blood sample from the patient in order to find out his cholesterol numbers. The lipoprotein profile includes the following: LDL or bad cholesterol, HDL or excellent cholesterol, Triglycerides or the fats from foods, and the Overall …

1 – WHAT IS THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CHOLESTEROL RATIO

Summary: Facts about cholesterol ratio and its reliability as basis for diagnosis. Is cholesterol ratio different from your cholesterol numbers? How substantial is this in the diagnosis and treatment of possible heart disease? Cholesterol ratio, instead of the overall blood cholesterol, is used by some doctors and cholesterol service technicians in diagnosing atherosclerosis, or the condition defined by the build-up of cholesterol on the walls of the arteries. The cholesterol ratio is derived by dividing the total cholesterol by the …