Cholesterol is a soft, waxy substance necessary for body functions like digestion and the production of hormones. This eMedTV resource discusses where cholesterol comes from, its link to heart disease, healthy cholesterol levels, and foods to avoid.
This website is dedicated to providing objective information to help you and your doctor make informed, intelligent choices about medications and effective alternatives to enable you to maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks of treatment. Jay S. Cohen, M.D.
Reports patient ratings and rankings of pharmaceuticals and prescription drug side effects. Database includes FDA-approved pharmaceuticals. Includes consumer opinion polls and health care research assistance section.
Healthy Heart Guide - Learn about a healthy heart diet and exercise routine as well as important nutrients to maintain cardiovascular and overall wellness. Also discusses lowering cholesterol, side effects of Lipitor, Zocor and other statin cholesterol medications and reducing triglycerides, homocysteine and CRP levels.