Tag: cholesterol

Can Statins Cause Brain Fog?

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that flows through your bloodstream. You’re at risk for a heart attack or stroke if your cholesterol numbers aren’t...

Blood Sugar Control in Diabetes Getting Worse: Study

June 9, 2021 — Fewer adults with diabetes in the United States have well-controlled blood sugar or blood pressure now compared with 10 years...

Tai Chi as Good as Working Out to Shrink Waistline

June 2, 2021 — Practicing the meditative, rhythmic flow of tai chi works just as well as aerobic exercise and strength training for achieving...

LGBTQ Adults Often Miss Out on Cholesterol Meds

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 2, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) adults are less likely to take cholesterol-lowering...

Statins Going Generic Saved Medicare Billions

By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Here’s evidence that prescription drugs don’t have to cost a fortune: New...

75 or Older? Statins Can Benefit Your Heart

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 7, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Older adults with healthy hearts probably would benefit from taking...