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Lifestyle Modifications and Dietary Changes to Increase HDL Levels

Cholesterol & Its Types There are two types of cholesterol that are produced in the body.(1) These are the LDL or low density lipoprotein and...

Thalassemia Major: Signs, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment, Complications, Diagnosis, Nutritional Support

About Thalassemia Major: Thalassemia is a genetically transmitted blood disorder characterized by a reduction in hemoglobin causing anemia. In this article, we discuss the signs...

What Causes Low HDL Cholesterol Level?

The Importance of HDL Cholesterol The HDL cholesterol plays an important role in lowering the levels of the triglycerides and LDL cholesterol, which is also...

Blood Poisoning: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis, Prevention, Diagnosis

About Blood Poisoning Blood poisoning is an infection that develops when there are bacteria present in the bloodstream. However, the infection does not actually have...

Ways To Recover After Blood Donation

There are many questions a person has in their mind regarding their recovery after donating blood. Most of the blood donors can return to...

Blood Transfusion Reactions: Symptoms & Treatment Options

A Blood Transfusion Reaction is defined as an event that occurs whenever there is an adverse reaction resulting due to transfusion of blood or...

Neutropenia: Causes, Types, Treatment

What Is Neutropenia? Neutropenia is a pathological condition characterized by abnormally low levels of neutrophils in the blood. Neutrophils are a vital component of blood...

Platelet Disorders: 6 Common Types of Inherited Platelet Disorders

Platelets are a type of blood cells. They are responsible for making our blood clot. Having a platelet disorder, therefore, means that injured blood...

What is Anisocytosis & How is it Treated? Causes, Symptoms, Prognosis of Anisocytosis

What is Anisocytosis? Anisocytosis is a pathological condition characterized by unequal size of the red blood cells. Anisocytosis is quite nonspecific as there can be...

10 Silent Symptoms Of Anemia You Should Never Ignore

Anemia is a condition when the affected person is not having enough healthy RBCs or Red Blood Cells to carry oxygen throughout the body. There...

What Is Cholesterol And Why Does Your Body Need Cholesterol?

There's no surprise to hear about the ill effects of cholesterol on your health. However, regardless of all the negativity that cholesterol gets, you...

How To Increase HDL Cholesterol Naturally?

HDL, high-density lipoprotein, is the good cholesterol in the body and you want high levels of this type of cholesterol to protect you from...

What Is Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS)?

MGUS stands for monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance. It is a rare condition in which an abnormal protein is present in the blood. This...

What Does Your Blood Type Indicate For Your Health?

None of us think much about our blood types unless there are plans for blood donation or there comes any unfortunate situation requiring a...

What is Bad Cholesterol and What are its Effects on the Human Body?

Cholesterol is a kind of fat-like substance produced by our body. Some foods also contain cholesterol as an ingredient. There are two types of...
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