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Chances are that you're visiting this web site because you want to
find about more about cholesterol and how to keep your cholesterol level low or
how to lower your cholesterol level if it is high.
Here are steps you can take to lower your blood cholesterol or keep
Follow a low saturated fat, low-cholesterol diet.
Be more physically active.
Lose weight if you are overweight.
Healthy Lifestyle Changes
The Lifestyle Changes section will help you keep your blood
cholesterol and chance for developing heart disease low. You will learn about
the Heart Healthy Diet and being more physically active.
Lifestyle Changes (TLC)
The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) section will help you lower
a blood cholesterol that is too high and reduce your chance of developing heart
disease by following a low saturated fat, low cholesterol diet (TLC Diet) and
how to be more physically active.
For some people it is necessary to combine cholesterol lowering
medications with changes in life habits to get enough of a reduction in
cholesterol. Your doctor can help to decide which combination of
cholesterol-lowering activities is right for you. This section outlines the
medications that are available.
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