5 Major Things You Need To Know About Cholesterol

All this time, people or professionals only talk about ways to lower your cholesterol. But, have they really explained to you the significant details about cholesterol that you need to know before trying to lower the level? If they haven’t, these 5 basic facts about cholesterol are important for you: 1. Cholesterol Levels There are actually five different ways that you can use in order to get a complete reading on your own cholesterol levels and they are: total cholesterol levels, HDL, LDL, total/HDL ratio, LDL/HDL ratio. Measurement units for checking your cholesterol are conducted as milligrams per deciliter. Your overall desired level should be below 200 mg/dL, 200 to 240 for a borderline level and total risk above level …

What Causes Poly-Behavioral Addiction?

The reasons for initially trying different socially acceptable legal drugs (e.g. alcohol, cigarettes, etc.), and/ or illegal drugs, or for that matter any addictive behavior involvement (e.g. gambling, binge-eating, etc.) are multi-factored (e.g. peer-pressure, boredom, etc.). In the twentieth century approximately 65% (Helzer et al., 1990) of healthy American individuals (born in a family–free from a history of substance abuse for example, and raised in a positive environment with positive values and conditioning) experiment with underage drinking and possibly smoking cigarettes at least once as adolescents or during a “college dorm – binge drinking” – phase of life. Because human behavior is so complex, an attempt to understand the reasons individuals continue to use, and/ or abuse themselves with substances …