Melbourne Sri Lankan Events - Exhibition of Visidunu Publications
Melbourne Sri Lankan Events - Exhibition of Visidunu Publications, Sri Lanka, sponsored by SPUR, on Saturday, September 15, 2012, from 10.30am to 2.00pm at, Brentwood Community Youth Centre, 649 Ferntree Gully Road (behind Fire Station), Glen Waverley. For further information, contact: Ranjith (03) 9795 7143.
Dilemma with Cholesterol
Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake –Health writer
High cholesterol in your arteries is harmful. But, there are many people out there, having high cholesterol levels, but has not shown harm as a risk factor to heart disease, stroke and other chronic illnesses. People get heart attacks with low cholesterol, too. Cholesterol has become a confusing dilemma for people whether to believe or not that this hype of high cholesterol is harmful.
Doctors take blood from your veins to check cholesterol levels in your arteries. Thickening of veins and plaque formation never occurs in the veins though blood is tested from the veins for cholesterol levels. Thickening occurs in the superficial veins in the leg when they become varicose......