19 Important Causes of Headache

I assume headaches have always been a part of people’s daily lives. But, somehow, headache has never been regarded as a symptom of immense public health importance.  One of the reasons may be that most underlying causes of headache are benign. However, there is now a large body of evidence highlighting the societal impact of headache … Read more

Is Lowering LDL Cholesterol by Diet Helpful?

Is lowering LDL Cholesterol by diet helpful? A recent google search provided me with the following top results: 11 Foods that Lower Cholesterol – Harvard Health Publishing… How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet: MedlinePlus Top 5 lifestyle changes to improve your cholesterol – Mayo Clinic Cholesterol: Top foods to improve your numbers – Mayo Clinic … Read more


Recent scientific evidence shows that the blood concentration of lipoprotein(a) (Lp(a)) is an important marker for the risk of developing heart disease. Nonetheless, Lp(a) measurements are not widely available and are seldom used in routine clinical practice. A traditional lipid panel measures total cholesterol, triglycerides,and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) The numbers are then used to … Read more