Patient Resources 2017-02-18T16:36:58+00:00

RESOURCES

If you are concerned about your heart health or want to know more about all the risk factors involved with heart disease, talk to your doctor first. After that, some of the following articles and Internet resources may be helpful.

Slide Presentation by American Heart Association (AHA): Cholesterol Explained
http://watchlearnlive.heart.org/CVML_Player.php?moduleSelect=chlscr

AHA Website: What Cholesterol Levels Mean
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/AboutCholesterol/What-Your-Cholesterol-Levels-Mean_UCM_305562_Article.jsp

AHA Website: Why Cholesterol Matters
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/WhyCholesterolMatters/Why-Cholesterol-Matters_UCM_001212_Article.jsp

Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations by American Heart Association
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyEating/Nutrition/The-American-Heart-Associations-Diet-and-Lifestyle-Recommendations_UCM_305855_Article.jsp

Mayo Clinic: Top 5 lifestyle changes to improve your cholesterol
http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/in-depth/reduce-cholesterol/art-20045935

Harvard Health: 11 foods that lower cholesterol
http://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/11-foods-that-lower-cholesterol

Health Line: How long does it take to lower cholesterol?
http://www.healthline.com/health/high-cholesterol/how-long-does-it-take-to-lower#1

Livestrong: What exercise can help reduce cholesterol?
http://www.livestrong.com/article/437479-which-exercise-is-best-to-reduce-cholesterol/