Low HDL cholesterol is strongly associated with increased Alziemers disease

Too little of HDL (high density lipoprotien), one type of cholesterol, has been linked to memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease.

Scientists studied more than 3,500 civil servants to investigate how levels of HDL or “good” cholesterol were associated with memory. HDL cholesterol can influence the formation of the beta-amyloid “plaques” that are a distinctive feature in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.

Higher levels of HDL are also believed to protect against damage to blood supply caused by the narrowing of the arteries.

After the five-year study period, the researchers found that people with low levels of HDL were 53 percent more likely to suffer memory loss than people with the highest levels of HDL.

Those with impaired memory are at an increased risk of developing dementia later in life.

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Cholesterol Scam

Serum cholesterol does not cause heart disease.  It does hallmark a lifestyle issue that causes heart disease thou.You will find a direct coorelation between consumption of sugar, sweeteners and corn syrup consumption and serum cholesterol.

Taking a Statin does not remove the offending agent, in fact it reduces your bodies ability to defend itself from the free radicals that cause heart disease and as medical research data displays this INCREASES your risk and heart attack and stroke!!  Please feel free to contact me for more information regarding this very important topic.