Making healthy lifestyle changes, such as losing weight, exercising, eating a heart-healthy diet and quitting smoking, is an effective way to reduce high cholesterol, according to Mayo Clinic. Some people also need medic... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Ways to reduce cholesterol without using statins include lifestyle changes, such as increasing exercise and changing diet, according to Mayo Clinic. These changes also help patients to lose weight, which is another way t... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

Lifestyle changes including quitting smoking, moderating alcohol consumption, initiating an exercise regimen, dropping weight and choosing foods with healthier fats help to lower cholesterol. High cholesterol elevates a ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health
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Ways to manage high cholesterol through lifestyle changes include losing weight, exercising, improving diet and quitting smoking, according to WebMD. A patient with a high risk of heart disease may need medication to red... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Some ways to increase good cholesterol while lowering bad cholesterol include making lifestyle changes, such as not smoking, losing weight and exercising, as well as taking certain medications and eating specific foods, ... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

Causes of high cholesterol include such lifestyle choices as diet, weight and activity levels, but they also include genetic makeup, according to Mayo Clinic. Both family history and lifestyle play a role in one's choles... More » Health Medical Ranges & Levels

In many cases, lifestyle changes such as increasing exercise, changing diet and stopping smoking, are enough to lower cholesterol levels significantly, according to Mayo Clinic. However, some patients also require medica... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health