January 27, 2023

High cholesterol may not always cause symptoms, but it requires treatment all the same.

Welcome to our channel and thank you for clicking this video if you have not yet subscribed to our channel please click the subscribe button in this video we will be showing which is better for managing high cholesterol satins or fish oil high cholesterol may not always cause symptoms but it requires treatment all the same when it comes to controlling your

Cholesterol satins are king can fish oil work just as well to reduce your cholesterol read on to learn how it stacks up fish oil basics fish oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which are credited with a range of health benefits among other things omega-3 fatty acids have been said to fight inflammation reduce blood pressure improve bone health promote healthy skin

Though it’s found naturally in fish fish oil is most often taken in supplement form in 2012 nearly 19 million american adults used products containing fish oil or omega-3 fatty acids how satins work satin stop the body from making cholesterol they also help it to reabsorb plaque that’s built up on the artery walls one longitudinal study found that 27.8 percent of

Americans over 40 years old were using satins as of 2013. what the research says about fish oil studies on fish oil have been mixed fish oil supplements have been tied to a long list of benefits including decreased risk of heart disease and stroke lower levels of triglycerides or fats in the blood increased brain health better diabetes management some studies such

As those noted in a 2011 review have found a decreased risk of heart disease in people taking fish oil supplements other studies such as 1 2013 clinical trial of 12 000 people with cardiovascular risk factors have found no such evidence in addition although fish oil does decrease triglycerides there isn’t sufficient evidence that it lowers heart attack risk when

It comes to lowering low-density lipoprotein ldl also known as bad cholesterol the evidence simply isn’t there in fact fish oil can actually increase ldl levels for some people according to a 2013 literature review what the research says about satins according to the food and drug administration fda saturn show an indisputable ability to prevent heart disease but

Should be taken with care satins have benefits in addition to reducing your cholesterol for example they have anti-inflammatory properties that could work to stabilize blood vessels and they can help prevent heart attacks according to the mayo clinic it’s because of their potential side effects such as muscle pain that they’re generally only prescribed to people

With high cholesterol and a risk of cardiovascular disease they’re not considered preventive medicine the verdict if you have high cholesterol taking satins is an effective way to manage your risk taking fish oil may have its own benefits but lowering your ldl cholesterol isn’t one of them speak with your doctor about your options and the benefits and risks of

Statin therapy many people take supplements as a preventive measure however the best way to help prevent high cholesterol is by making healthy lifestyle choices including quitting smoking eating a healthy diet low in saturated and trans fats managing your weight thank you for watching please subscribe to our channel and hit the notification bell disclaimer this

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Fish Oil vs. Statins: What Keeps Cholesterol Down? By Roy \u0026 Annie