How to Lower Cholesterol

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Your body needs some cholesterol to work appropriately. Your liver eliminates the cholesterol from your body. There are steps that you can take to lower your LDL cholesterol and raise your HDL cholesterol. By keeping your cholesterol levels in range, you can lower your risk of heart diseases. Heart-healthy way of life changes that can aid you lower or regulate your cholesterol include: Heart-healthy consuming. A heart-healthy eating plan limits the quantity of trans and saturated fats that you eat. Examples of consuming strategies that can lower your cholesterol include the Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes diet regimen and the DASH consuming strategy. Shedding weight can aid lower your LDL cholesterol if you are overweight. Research has revealed that persistent stress can sometimes raise your LDL cholesterol and lower your HDL cholesterol. Giving up cigarette smoking can elevate your HDL cholesterol. Since HDL assists to remove LDL cholesterol from your arteries, having more HDL can aid to lower your LDL cholesterol.

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