Cholesterol Series: Demystifying this Misunderstood Threat

You know cholesterol as something associated with life-threatening conditions such as heart failure, high blood pressure, and stroke. In this video series, Amy Wixted, Wellness and Education Manager at The Villages Health®, tells us why cholesterol is bad (and sometimes good) and how to manage it.

Subjects covered include:

  • What is Cholesterol?
  • Good and Bad Cholesterol
  • The Danger of Triglycerides
  • Knowing Your Numbers
  • Danger of High Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol Screenings
  • Saturated, Non-Saturated, and Trans Fats
  • Fiber, Alcohol, and Moderation
  • Healthier Weight for Healthier Levels
  • Don’t Smoke
  • Cholesterol Medications
  • Eat a Healthy Diet
  • Question to Ask Your Doctor


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Last updated : 03.23.2017

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Disclaimer: This content is for informational purposes only and it is not meant to be relied on as medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Consult your physician before starting any exercise or dietary program or taking any other action respecting your health. In case of a medical emergency, call 911.

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