Managing your cholesterol levels is essential to protect your heart from cardiovascular disease. Many people think that all “cholesterol” is bad; however, there is a healthy type of cholesterol that actually helps clear arteries. Understanding how cholesterol impacts your heart may help protect you form cardiovascular disease. Cholesterol Basics Cholesterol is made by the liver… Continue Reading »

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death globally. Certain uncontrollable factors, like genetics, predispose an individual to experiencing a heart attack; however, you can control or treat most risk factors to reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease. What are the Risk Factors of Cardiovascular Disease? There are both controllable and uncontrollable factors that make… Continue Reading »