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What exact is HDL cholesterol and why does my doctor want this cholesterol to be HIGH? I thought cholesterol was bad and it needs to be low?
First, cholesterol is NOT “bad”.
Cholesterol is very important in the creation of cell walls, your hormones, and digestive juices.
Cholesterol is also needed for improving your mood and
a positive sense of well-being.
This is why cholesterol lowering statin drugs have so many negative side-effects, because they lower cholesterol too low.
In fact, having “low” cholesterol levels can be just as bad as having “high” cholesterol.
Your HDL (high-density lipoprotein) is considered
the “good” cholesterol because it can help decrease the cholesterol buildup in the walls of your arteries, that causes narrowing of their openings.
While LDL (low-density lipoprotein), is considered the “bad” cholesterol because when your LDL level is high,
it can start to form a plaque-like substance on the
walls of your cardiovascular system (arteries and veins),
blocking the natural flow of blood and leaving you at severe risk for a heart attack and stroke
The “good” HDL basically helps clean up your “bad” LDL.
Generally speaking, the higher your HDL, the better.
An easy way to remember this is to think of the
“L” in LDL as LOW and the “H” in HDL as HIGH
And thus your goal is to have lower LDL and higher HDL
For example, after giving my mom some specific herbs
that I’ll tell you about in a minute, I was able to raise her “good” HDL from 52 mg/dL to 94 mg/dL
Her cardiologist and I are very happy because sometimes my mom’s TOTAL cholesterol goes in the “borderline high” range (200-239 mg/dL).
However, we’re okay with that because her “good” HDL is so high and thus, very protective.
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