September is National Cholesterol Education Month. This is a great time for men of all ages to get their blood cholesterol checked, as well as ways to help keep it low and in check.
When too much LDL (the 'bad' cholesterol) accumulates in the blood, it can slowly build up on the walls of your arteries. This can narrow the arteries and make this more rigid and less flexible. If the arteries become completely blocked, strokes or heart attacks can occur.
In this brief video, you can learn about cholesterol, heart disease, and what it means to “know your numbers.” To learn more, or to schedule an appointment for a Health Assessment, visit us at ProPartnersMD Online, or give a call at (877) 342-7709.