High cholesterol, also called hyperlipidemia, is an excessive amount of cholesterol circulating in the blood and in body tissues. A high level is defined as a total cholesterol level above 200 mg/dl, or levels of high-density cholesterol is below 35 mg/dl. High levels of cholesterol have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Causative factors include stress, a high refined sugar or oil intake, or regular consumption of animal fats.
Treatment Plan for Cholesterol, high
A diet high in fruits, vegetables and fiber can be helpful in lowering cholesterol. An herbal treatment consists of cholesterol-lowering herbs.
Herbal Remedies for Cholesterol, high
Related Cholesterol, high conditions
The information given here is designed to help you make informed choices about your health. The information is drawn from numerous sources—both traditional medicine practice, from the clinical experience of many herbalists currently practicing, and supported by decades of scientific research from the author. The research most consulted includes human clinical trials that help to determine the most effective and safe herbs for various needs, the best doses, and types of preparations.
The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.