Cholesterol is a topic that generates a great deal of interest and also a great deal of controversy. Most of us become concerned about our cholesterol level as we reach middle age, and rightly so since we are told high levels of cholesterol are a major risk factor for heart disease. Cardiovascular disease is the primary cause of death and disability in Australia.
Because cholesterol has many vital functions in our body, it is not surprising that cholesterol lowering drugs have a few nasty side effects. Most commonly they can cause muscle pain, liver dysfunction, memory and nervous system problems. Because cholesterol is necessary for the manufacture of sex hormones, reducing your levels excessively may adversely affect your libido and sexual performance.
This book will give you the real truth about preventing the blocked and hardened arteries that cause heart disease and strokes prematurely.
More than 50,000 Australians die of cardiovascular disease each year and the incidence of heart disease is rising. This is despite the ever increasing prescription of cholesterol-lowering meds.
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If you are on, or considering taking cholesterol lowering meds, the information in this book will assist you to understand this complicated issue.