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What is a 'bubble test?' and how is it done

Cheap Co-Enzyme Q10

Hi Guys, Thought I'd share this. Found a good deal for Q10 300mg - buy one get ...

what is an MPS test please

Puzzling Results from the Home Monitor

2 weeks ago I had a reading of 7 and fully expected this result to be heading sk...

Does hrt have anything to do with heart attacks?

Is it completely unusual for a female to have a heart attack at 56? No- one I ...

Is water based statins better than fat based statins to stop the musle pains

LCHF

Asked a question yesterday regarding the low carb high (saturated) fat movement ...

National Cholesterol Week, 19-25 Sep 2011

http://www.heartuk.org.uk/index.php?/healthy_living/national_cholesterol_week/ i...

Is there a conflict in heart uk's guidelines and the LCHF movement in Sweden?

There seems to be low carbohydrate high fat ((LCHF) revolution happening in Swed...

Ultimate Weight Loss Diet?

Ok - controversial mode here. I'm probably about two stone overweight and I know...

Autumn 2011 Cholesterol News

I have just received my copy of Cholesterol News from HEART UK which I have enjo...

News from the Home Monitor

This morning I did a fasting reading and my level has jumped from 4.9 to 7.1, th...

When Can We See The Ultimate Cholesterol Lowering Diet?

We're being tormented on this site by posts from Linda who is trying it out, but...

Interesting article published in Actuary Magazine August 2011

http://db.riskwaters.com/global/actuary/digital/TheActuaryAugust2011.pdf A no...

Do you cope? Mentally, I mean.

FH brought me face-to-face with my own mortality when I was very young. Depressi...

To statin or not to statin - that is the question?

I have FH which means that either my mum or dad had FH (probably my dad but undi...

Side effects of Statins

I had a heart attack in early January when trail mountain biking and was prescri...

Would like to take a year's break from statins. Does anyone know if this will have any long term effects on cardiovascular health?

Home Monitoring of Cholesterol

Just to let people know how my experimental home monitoring is going, now I have...

DNA Testing - The results are in!!

I had my suspected FH DNA tested this March, I finally got the results back yest...