Cholesterol FAQs

As of 2015, approximately 73.5 million adults in the United States have high low-density lipoprotein (LDL). What does that, mean, exactly? Well, it means that a large portion of U.S. adults suffer from a high level of what you may know as the “bad cholesterol.”

Cholesterol is one of those things that you may have heard about from doctors and TV commercials, but don’t completely understand. To help clarify everything, we have prepared answers to some frequently asked questions about cholesterol.

Eating a healthy diet and regular exercise can help you maintain healthy cholesterol levels.


Insomnia: What It Is and How to Treat It

Getting a good night’s rest is a great way to start the day, but that’s not always possible for some people. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 50 to 70 million U.S. adults have sleep or wakefulness disorder, which includes sleep apnea, narcolepsy, and insomnia.

It’s not uncommon for people to occasionally not sleep well, but regular bouts with sleeplessness may indicate that you are suffering from a form of insomnia.


Three Things to Look for During Men’s Health Month

Prevention is the best medicine, but it’s hard to try and stop something without awareness of the issue. June is Men’s Health Month, which is dedicated to teaching males of all ages about health concerns that can affect them throughout their lives.

While you may already know about health concerns like cardiovascular disease, you may not realize just how important it is to prevent these issues. 

Stay healthy this Men’s Health Month and contact Westshore to set up an appointment.