High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol.
- Cholesterol, "Bad"
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol. LDL is the so-called “bad cholesterol”. Elevated levels of LDL cholesterol are associated with cardiovascular disease such has stroke or heart attack.
- Cholesterol, LDL
Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, commonly referred to as ‘bad’ cholesterol. Elevated LDL levels are associated with an increased risk of heart disease. Lipoproteins, which are combinations of fats (lipids) and proteins, are the form in which lipids ar
- Cholesterol, HDL
The higher the HDL cholesterol level, the lower the risk of coronary artery disease.The average man has an HDL cholesterol level of 40 to 50 mg/dL. In the average woman, HDL levels range from 50 to 60 mg/dL. An HDL cholesterol of 60 mg/dL or higher gives some protection against heart disease. Regular aerobic exercise, […]
- Cholesteryl ester transfer protein
Cholesteryl ester transfer protein: See: Cholesterol ester transfer protein.
Cholestin: One of the three major preparations of red yeast rice, a tradition Chinese medicine now used to lower cholesterol. Cholestin is also known as Hypocol.