Nuts, which are loaded with unsaturated fat, plant proteins, fibres and minerals, help in producing good cholesterol and aids the healthy functioning of the heart.
Following a healthy lifestyle, regular exercise, medical tests in proper intervals and a nutritious diet are significant in reducing high cholesterol.
The production of cholesterol would be reduced by lowering the intake of food items that are loaded with carbohydrates, fat and protein.
'Sedentary lifestyles have crept into daily routine, and unfortunately, sitting idle is the new smoking, hence one must do proper physical activity each day.'
Statins are a recommended and common intervention for preventing cardiovascular events by reducing levels of lipoprotein cholesterol in the blood.
Controlling body weight and measures to increase HDL levels like regular exercise and a diet rich in monounsaturated fats like extra virgin olive oil and avocados might be helpful.
The survey outcome highlighted a rise in stress index from 4.98 in Mid-year to 5.11 at end of the year. Forty-five per cent are currently plagued with depression.
The gene, among other things, affects the function of a protein that helps the brain's blood vessels to react correctly to damage, such as a low oxygen supply to the brain.
'Evinacumab is a fully human monoclonal antibody that works through a different mechanism than existing drugs to bring dangerously high cholesterol to normal levels.'
Cardiovascular disease has become a severe cause of concern, owing to the disease's accelerated buildup and early age of onset in the population.