How high is too high for cholesterol? And when is it time for treatment? Answers to those questions are highlighted in this whiteboard session lead by Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD.
We hear often about the value of a heart-healthy diet that’s rich in fruits, veggies and whole grains, and low in cholesterol, saturated fats and sodium. But what’s good for your heart is good for your brain, too.
Now you know your cholesterol numbers—but do you know what they mean? Find out in this whiteboard session with Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Michael Rocco.
A cholesterol panel, also called a lipid profile, measures circulating fats and risk of heart disease. Cleveland Clinic’s Michael Rocco, MD, explains what this fasting blood test tells us.
Watch and learn how high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol can protect the body from heart disease in this whiteboard session with Cleveland Clinic Cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD.
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is responsible for increasing the risk of heart attack and stroke. Cleveland Clinic’s Michael Rocco, MD, explains how it works and how to control it.
How do ‘good’ and ‘bad’ cholesterol work? Cleveland Clinic’s Dr. Michael Rocco lays it out in this whiteboard session about different types of cholesterol.
Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Michael Rocco, MD, explains why cholesterol is a good thing—and how a good thing, in excess, can turn bad. Learn more about cholesterol in this whiteboard session.
Heart disease is the number one killer of women. Surprised? It causes about 25 percent of women’s deaths each year in the United States. Holly Thacker, MD, discusses how to lower your risk.
If you’re an African-American or Hispanic man, you face a higher risk of diseases — from prostate cancer to heart disease to Alzheimer’s — than others. Don’t take your health for granted.