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Cholesterol often wrong target in heart disease risk

Everyone has heard that high cholesterol is bad for heart health. But as it turns out, the association between cholesterol and cardiovascular disease has been somewhat misrepresented. Doctors are starting to accept that cholesterol levels do not necessarily predict risk for heart disease as much as we thought. Consider the following: 75 percent of  people  who have [...]

We frequently hear about the dangers of high cholesterol, but keeping cholesterol as low as many doctors recommend may be doing your body more harm than good, especially if you have Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism. Although conventional medicine has demonized cholesterol and many healthy foods as a consequence, too little cholesterol can be harmful in a variety [...]

Is your desk job worsening your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism?

Do you eat a healthy diet, exercise regularly, and practice other healthy habits to manage your Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism, but sit long hours each day at work? If so, you could be undoing your good work. Sitting, even if you otherwise practice healthy habits, is associated with poor cardiovascular health, higher inflammation, and more belly fat, [...]

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