Posted on: January 13, 2014
Learning About Cholesterol Can Mean Living Longer
By Robert Pilchik, MD, Chief of Cardiology at Northern Westchester Hospital
High cholesterol is a major risk factor for cardiovascular disease – including heart attack and stroke — which will affect half of all men and one-third of all women. Understanding cholesterol and its role in heart disease, and taking simple steps to achieve safe levels, are vital investments in your heart’s health and your own longevity. It’s never too early, or too late, to take charge of this key aspect of your health. What’s important is to start today.