Many people with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), who have the opportunity to take medications that dramatically lower cholesterol, often ask me about the old standby of cholesterol management, a healthy diet. Yes, you need a heart healthy diet. For FH, this means a diet low in saturated fat … Read More
Living Well with FH
Living well with FHStories and insights from people living with Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH)Inaugural Blog Postby BradSo, you’ve just found out you have FH.
You’ve been lucky enough to be diagnosed correctly (and you may not exactly feel lucky, but trust me, I’ll elaborate on that in a … Read More
Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder and therefore isn’t something you can prevent, but it is a condition you can manage. Eating the right foods to lower cholesterol, exercising regularly, not smoking, controlling your weight and getting medical treatment can help you limit the … Read More