Eating a healthy diet and regular exercise can help to lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.
Adopting healthy habits, such as eating a healthy balanced diet and exercising, will also help to prevent your cholesterol levels from becoming high in the first place.
It’s important to keep cholesterol in check because high cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.
If you’re concerned about your cholesterol, talk to your doctor.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners recommends that you regularly review with your doctor or specialist any medications you are taking for high blood pressure or high cholesterol to assess the ongoing benefits and risks.
An active lifestyle can help to lower cholesterol levels. Activities can range from walking and cycling, to more vigorous exercise such as running and dancing.
Doing 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic activity every week can improve your cholesterol levels.
To have your cholesterol checked, book an appointment at Sydney Premier Medical & Health Centre in Sydney CBD on 02 8964 8677, to make sure your cholesterol is at a safe level. You can also take the opportunity to have a chat with your GP about some preventative health and lifestyle tips to ensure your future is a LDL cholesterol free future.