Old thinking says that we laugh only if there is something funny. Plus, not everyone is a born humorist. Humorous or not, it is determined by genes. Yet, the fact is not so. Recent studies show laughter could be trained and performed every day. This is the opinion of Lee Berk, a scientist from Loma Linda University. (more…)
HDL cholesterol is like scavengers or cleaner cholesterols. HDL cholesterol helps reduce the amount of bad cholesterol (LDL) in blood. “Rising levels of HDL cholesterol by about 10 points could reduce cancer risk which seem to be within 4.5 years,” said Dr. Richard Karas, the head researcher. (more…)
Health Tips – Did you know that by lowering cholesterol lever by 1 percent might reduce the risk of coronary heart disease by 2 percent? Here are some tips to cut levels of bad cholesterol in the blood.
1. Create a target
If you fall into the high risk group of cardiovascular disease (family history, hypertension, obesity, and smoking), doctors usually targets decrease of bad cholesterol (LDL) less than 70. (more…)
Cholesterol can clog blood vessels. Cholesterol is actually a vital substance in the cell wall of the body, which functions to make hormones and vitamin D, and is part of bile acids that break down fat in your digestive system. Cholesterol the body needs are satisfied from the production of the liver. (more…)