September is National Cholesterol Education Month

Most people are aware of the dangers of high cholesterol including heart disease, stroke, and high blood pressure. If we are diagnosed, we are given medication that can cause some unwanted side effects or interact with other medication we are taking. Instead of being reactive why don’t we start being proactive. As a community, we need to start making lifestyle choices that can help lower our cholesterol and lower the chances of developing the associated comorbidities that go along with hyperlipidemia. Let’s start with:

It is important to remember, it is better to be proactive then reactive whenit comes to our health. So, in honor of National Cholesterol Education Month, let’s make an effort to add more cholesterol friendly foods to our diet.