Cholesterol has become an important health topic, and for good reason. It's estimated that almost 29 million Americans have elevated cholesterol levels, which can increase the risk of heart attack, stroke, and atherosclerosis. And with heart disease being the leading cause of death in the United States, you may be wondering what you can do to mitigate risk factors and improve your numbers.
In this issue, we are digging deep into the research to shine some light on cholesterol, dispel some myths, and discover what actions you can take to improve your numbers.
And don’t forget—it’s never too early to start thinking about how to improve your heart health. Cholesterol levels tend to increase with age, so by implementing healthful habits now, you can help stave off unwanted symptoms in the years to come.
Here's to a healthy ticker, Elos!
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