Another natural practice used as pampababa ng cholesterol is staying physically active.
According to reports, doing a moderate-intensity aerobic exercise 150 minutes a week helps improve cholesterol levels. However, don’t start any exercise program without your doctor’s approval.
Walking is one of the simplest yet best way to lower the risk of blood clots. Just by walking 30 minutes every day can give you numerous health benefits such as improving blood circulation, lightening of mood, losing weight and improving sleep.
Having a healthy diet and being physically active are great practices in achieving a healthy weight, which, as stated by experts, also play a role in lowering cholesterol.
Talk to your doctor about supplements and herbs
Below are some of the herbs and supplements that may help lower your blood cholesterol levels. However, consult to your doctor first before actively using them as natural na pampababa ng cholesterol.
Some authorities like the US Food and Drug Administration approves the use of prescription-form Niacin (vitamin B3) as treatment of abnormal blood cholesterol1 levels.
Please keep in mind that prescription-form niacin typically comes in higher doses (greater than 500 mg), compared to vitamin B supplements. Also, it’s shown to optimize blood cholesterol levels and decrease cardiovascular events. However, the latter is still under debate among experts, and will still need further studies.
You’ve probably heard about psyllium husks – the grainy, light-brownish powder that reports say helps ease digestive conditions like diarrhea, constipation, and irritable bowel syndrome.
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