Sunday, January 18, 2009

The Mundane: LDL cholesterol

Old folks are focused on their health. Who would'uv guessed.

And so here's a web site that may interest any reader with cholesterol issues.
Can you tell that includes me?

Sigh! Narcissism reigns.


Over 8 weeks of treatment, overall decreases in cholesterol levels were encouraging: LDL cholesterol was reduced 6.72% ; and the LDL to HDL ratio decreased by 6.62%. The effect of psyllium appeared to focus on the reduction of LDL. In general, decreases in ratios of LDL to HDL cholesterol were greater in the older age group, with very little difference in results between men and women.

http://www.scienceblog.com/community/older/2000/A/200000577.html