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Is Hdl-Cholesterol Really Protective Against Heart Disease?

Is Hdl-Cholesterol Really Protective Against Heart Disease?

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The risk of heart disease goes up in women after menopause. One factor previously thought to be protective is having a high HDL-cholesterol, the good form of cholesterol that supposedly removes plaque from the inside of arteries – but more recent research calls this idea into question, especially in women. Find out why a high HDL-cholesterol may not be as protective as previously thought.

What is Your Heart Age?

What is Your Heart Age?

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How old is your heart? You heart may be aging faster or slower than the rest of your body. Fortunately, you can get a rough idea of how old your heart is by answering a few questions. Plus, you have the ability to slow down how fast your heart is aging through lifestyle. Get the full story.