Exercise

Doctors With Good Cholesterol And Exercise Routines Prescribe Physical Fitness

Doctors With Good Cholesterol And Exercise Routines Prescribe Physical Fitness

In 2005 the USDA and Health and Human Services put out guidelines that included regular exercise as a key to living a lifestyle that provides a healthy heart.  The American Heart Association recommends regular exercise not only to maintain body weight and prevent obesity, but because it has been shown that regular physical activity can lower LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while raising HDL cholesterol (good cholesterol).  This means that cholesterol and exercise are closely linked.

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Does Exercise Lower Cholesterol Levels?

Does Exercise Lower Cholesterol Levels?

After being diagnosed with high cholesterol you will most likely look for lifestyle changes that you can implement in order to take control of your cholesterol levels.  While medication is an fast and easy fix, it comes with a high price . . . side effects.  It is best to manage your LDLs (bad cholesterol) and HDLs (good cholesterol) without first taking statin drugs.  So, before you start working on adding an exercise routine to your schedule you probably are asking one important question, “does exercise lower cholesterol levels”?

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