The Complete Idiot's Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Lowering Your Cholesterol

by Joseph Lee Klapper, Michelle Hagen
     
 
An easy-to-follow, medically proven plan to lower cholesterol.

Cardiologist Joseph Lee Klapper, M.D., gives an in-depth yet accessible explanation of cholesterol levels—and explores ways to lower them. Weighing the pros and cons of a variety of approaches, including a holistic approach, Western medications, natural remedies, and new methods on

Overview

An easy-to-follow, medically proven plan to lower cholesterol.

Cardiologist Joseph Lee Klapper, M.D., gives an in-depth yet accessible explanation of cholesterol levels—and explores ways to lower them. Weighing the pros and cons of a variety of approaches, including a holistic approach, Western medications, natural remedies, and new methods on the horizon, he then takes you step-by-step through a medically proven plan for shedding cholesterol points.
• Explores many contemporary heart-smart diets and provides sample menus
• Important information about exercise, risk factors, statins and other Western cholesterol lowering medications; herbs, supplements, and natural remedies; and antioxidants, gene therapy, and new drugs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592575527
Publisher:
DK Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
11/07/2006
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guide Series
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.32(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.72(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Dr. Joseph Lee Klapper, board certified by the Cardiology Board/American Board of Internal Medicine and the Internal Medicine/American Board of Internal Medicine, works at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and Midway Hospital, both located in Los Angeles. He and his staff at the Klapper Heart Institute address the risk factors of cholesterol while promoting weight loss and encouraging patients to stop smoking.

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