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Low triglycerides: Causes and symptoms

By: Devon Andre | Thursday, November 03, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Low triglycerides: Causes and symptoms

To understand low triglycerides, it’s important to understand what triglycerides are in general. Triglycerides are a type of fat converted from any excess calories we do not immediately use. Mainly derived from fat and carbohydrates we eat, triglyceride stocks are… Read More

Triglyceride levels and the impact of alcohol

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Thursday, October 06, 2016 - 12:30 PM
Triglyceride levels and the impact of alcohol

Triglyceride levels can be affected by alcohol intake in many different ways. For starters, alcohol consumption means more calories to metabolize. No digestion is required, so it goes directly to the liver. Instead of metabolizing fatty acids, the liver then… Read More

Alternative treatments for lowering cholesterol

By: Emily Lunardo | Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 10:30 AM
Alternative treatments for lowering cholesterol

Statins are a common form of treatment for reducing cholesterol, but there are effective alternatives as well. According to recent findings, a heart-healthy diet, other cholesterol-lowering medications, and intestinal bypass surgery were all found to provide cholesterol-lowering benefits similar to… Read More

Menopause and its effect on cholesterol levels

By: Dr. Victor Marchione | Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 11:30 AM
Menopause and its effect on cholesterol levels

Menopause seems to have an effect on cholesterol levels. While estrogen supports high levels of HDL (good) cholesterol during a woman’s reproductive years, once she goes through menopause, her estrogen levels decrease. So do the levels of HDL cholesterol, allowing… Read More

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