Tag Archives: Levels

Studies confirm that hormone levels in trans women are not greatly affected by PrEP, or vice versa

Paired studies in Brazil with transgender women who took gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) and PrEP have found that levels of GAHT were not affected by PrEP, nor PrEP levels by GAHT, to a degree likely to make a clinical difference. Presenting the studies to the 11th International AIDS Society Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2021)… Read More »

High cholesterol: Do your nails look a certain way? Danger signs your levels are too high

According to Medicover Hospitals, black or reddish-brown spots on your nails can signal high cholesterol levels. “The condition is caused by small, damaged blood vessels under the nail,” explains the health site. The black or reddish-brown spots have the following distinguishing characteristics: Do not change appearance when you apply pressure to the nail Appear in… Read More »

High cholesterol: The three proven and natural ways to help lower your levels

Something Fishy  Omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in oily fish such as mackerel and salmon, are important because they can also help to prevent blood clotting abnormally, advises nutritionist Dr Marilyn Glenville, author of Natural Solutions for Dementia and Alzheimer’s. “The use of Omega 3 fish oils has been shown to reduce the risk of… Read More »

High cholesterol: Drink this milk every day to lower ‘bad’ cholesterol levels

Cholesterol (a waxy substance found in blood) is not intrinsically bad – your body needs it to build healthy cells. High cholesterol, however, can raise your risk of having a heart attack. It does this by developing fatty deposits in your blood vessels. These fatty deposits grow, making it increasingly difficult for enough blood to… Read More »