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A Brief Guide to Cosmetic Surgery
A Brief Guide to Cosmetic Surgery

The origins of plastic surgery lie in procedures developed to repair or restore parts of the body which had become damaged by burns, accident or other trauma along with cosmetic work following the correction of birth defects cases. The common theme here is the intention to return the appearance, as near as possible to what it would have been had the... [Read the full article]

Treatment of High Cholesterol

Of course, these decisions are always a matter of personal choice, but it must surely be true that unless medical advice indicates there is overwhelming urgency, the first attempt to treat high blood cholesterol should be by means of dietary improvement and an effective programme of exercise, if necessary in consultation with your medical advisor. Why... [Read the full article]

Prevention of High Cholesterol
Prevention of High Cholesterol

As always, prevention is better than cure, and the best way to avoid high blood cholesterol is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. Try to eat out less. Take an interest in what’s really in your food (much easier if you eat fresh produce rather than prepared foods). Aim to get no more than 30% of your daily calorie intake from fats. The 60 Day Prescription... [Read the full article]

Causes of High Cholesterol

Undesirably high levels of blood cholesterol are a growing problem across the developed world and it seems likely that its’ rising incidence is diet-related. More prepared, refined foods are typical, allied to a general over-consumption of food and insufficient physical activity due to more sedentary lifestyles. High consumption of saturated animal... [Read the full article]

Signs and Symptoms of High Cholesterol

A high blood cholesterol level is not a disease in itself and there are no obvious external indicators of its’ presence, though as we shall see, there are factors, including but not limited to lifestyle and family history, which might lead us to suspect it as a possibility. The way to find out for sure if you have the problem is to consult your... [Read the full article]

Cholesterol and Health

Introduction to Cholesterol Cholesterol is an important compound which is manufactured in the liver and additionally is derived from some foods. However, there are different types of cholesterol and too much of the wrong types can adversely affect your health, causing atherosclerosis and heart disease. It’s important therefore to know how to properly... [Read the full article]

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