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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

How to control high cholesterol levels

Tuesday, November 24, 2009
High cholesterol levels can make serious problems,such as coronary disease. Many things can cause high blood cholesterol levels to happen. Foods (meat), smoking,alcohol. Smoking helps cholesterol to deposit within arteries, where they may cause blockage, perturbing the standard blood flow. Alcohol makes a contribution to the accumulation of cholesterol in the arteries and so it must be evaded. Eat meat in a big quantities also make our body loaded in cholesterol and saturated fats.

How to control high cholesterol levels? Doing regular exercise or sport can maintain standard cholesterol levels and lose extra weight. Walking, running, cycling, etc. Also increase our food with vegetables. The other way is consuming 'plant medicines' of course it depending on our personal health conditions.

Plant medicines can control cholesterol naturally. But consult with your doctor before consuming these natural medicine. And always check with your doctor for any possible contraindications.

1.The cynarin found in artichoke concentrate is a star in the fight to control cholesterol. Much like the popular pharmaceutical statin drugs, cynarin suppresses the production of cholesterol in the liver. However, cynarin has many other benefits not delivered by the statin drugs: cynarin enhances overall function of the liver and protects the liver from damage. It ’sweeps out’ sluggish deposits of cholesterol from the liver, which, in turn stimulates bile production and flow, which results in the breakdown and elimination of fat from your body. It reduces the LDLs and increases the HDLs. Anecdotal reports suggest that cynarin acts as a powerful aphrodisiac.

2.Panax ginseng (American Ginseng), has been a staple in the Traditional Chinese Medicine cabinet for thousands of years, is still used today to reduce and control cholesterol, tone and support the adrenals, as well as regulating blood sugar. This magical herb also boosts immune system function, enhancing both mental focus and physical endurance, while reducing stress and increasing energy.

3.The humble Garlic clove provides a bonanza of health benefits and disease fighting properties. Study after study has found that garlic reduces the LDLs and triglycerides, while raising the HDLs. It also promotes good blood circulation, reduces blood pressure and fats in the blood. Garlic is a good blood cleanser, detoxifies the lymphatic system, treats colds, flus and respiratory infections, strengthening the immune system along the way. Garlic inhibits tumors, kills almost three dozen specific pathogens and even flushes heavy metals from the body.

4.Buplureum root is another multi purpose plant medicine. Not only does it reduce serum cholesterol levels, but tones and strengthens the liver, while stimulating the flow of bile and promoting good circulation through all of your organs. This root also improves memory and cognition, strengthening and toning muscles and helps maintain healthy emotional stability. Adding to the list of virtues of Buplereum root, include relief from menstrual pains, bloating of the abdomen and hemorrhoids.

5.Black Cohosh root ( well known as Native American remedy) for most female disorders and an excellent alternative to estrogen replacement therapy (ERT). With its hormone balancing qualities, it’s effective in relieving menopausal symptoms, such as hot flashes, mood swings, as well as menstrual cramps in menstruating women. Other helpful effects of Black Cohosh: reduces nervous and anxious feelings, reduces your blood pressure and is a tonic for the cardiovascular and circulatory systems. It’s excellent for remedying the swelling and pain of rheumatism.It helps control cholesterol too.

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