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Although know your numbers week is mainly based around blood pressure raising awareness of high blood pressure. We have decided to put together a blog based on the following body temperature, respiration rate, cholesterol levels, and pulse rates which are vital sign numbers that are also important to keep an eye on and check regularly to ensure your body is functioning correctly.

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High Cholesterol

14 Mar 2018

Cholesterol is a fatty substance carried around the body by proteins. When cholesterol and proteins are combined, they are called lipoproteins. Your Cholesterol is measured it units called millimols per litre of blood (mmol/l). There are two main types of lipoproteins Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL- Bad Cholesterol) and High Density Lipoprotein (HDL- Good Cholesterol)
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This blog article outlines all you need to know about the arteries a vital organ that are essential for our heart to function. They are a blood vessel delivering oxygen rich blood from the heart to the tissues of the body. Read on to find out more about the arteries...
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High Cholesterol is a very common condition. However, there are ways it can be managed. There are many different foods which help to reduce cholesterol levels. Making sure you maintain a healthy diet is important, there are also different types of super foods that act as remedies to lower your cholesterol levels and manage the condition of high cholesterol.
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In order to reduce your risk of developing high cholesterol there are many foods which you should avoid as many different foods such as hamburgers, french fries, cupcakes, doughnuts and many others can cause your cholesterol levels to increase. If you have too much of these foods in your diet then it is a greater possibility your high cholesterol will worsen or develop. Read on to find out the types of foods you should avoid if you have High Cholesterol.
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