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Is it normal to have high cholesterol after pregnancy?

Does breastfeeding moms tend to have higher cholesterol levels after pregnancy?
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Does Cholesterol Measurement vary throughout the day?

If cholesterol is mostly produced at night, is there any evidence on whether or not cholesterol tests (TC, LDL, HDL, etc) done early in the morning produce different results compared to doing them ...
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What natural supplements exist to lower LDL cholesterol and raise HDL cholesterol?

The doctor told me to use Niacin or Red Yeast to reduce cholesterol. Examine.com, which seems to be pretty legit, seems to support using Garlic as a natural alternative. What supplements exist with ...
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Is bottled green tea just as beneficial as loose leaf green tea from tea shops?

There's a tasty and cheap, cold bottle of green tea that I've been buying daily for 2.75 per bottle. Most grocery stores sell it. It is unsweetened, supposedly made from loose leaf tea and has ...
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Cholesterol in Fish higher than in Meats?

Fish are generally known as food good for cardio-vascular health primarily due to its high Omega-3 content. We also are told that generally cholesterol is bad for cardio-vascular health. Now I just ...
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What is the range of times for fasting for glucose and cholesterol/lipid tests?

I have been reading references on the Internet about the fasting times before getting a blood test for glucose and cholesterol/lipid, and they all indicate at least 8 hrs for glucose and 10-12 hrs for ...
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Transient duration for cholestorol medication

I understand that triglycerides levels are modulated / reduced by diet medications Assuming diet is not changed, and a very high (400+ mg / DL) is reduced to 150. How long (order of magnitude: 3 ...
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Fibrin production from joint damage promotes arterial blockages?

Can increased fibrin production from joint damage promote vascular disease such as arterial blockages, particularly where obesity or markedly increased weight causes knee, hip, ankle, and spine damage?...