The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases

The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases
Author: Ioannis Zabetakis,Ronan Lordan,Alexandros Tsoupras
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2019-01-30
ISBN 10: 0128137924
ISBN 13: 9780128137925
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases Book Review:

The Impact of Nutrition and Statins on Cardiovascular Diseases presents a summary of the background information and published research on the role of food in inhibiting the development of cardiovascular diseases. Written from a food science, food chemistry, and food biochemistry perspective, the book provides insights on the origin of cardiovascular diseases, an analysis of statin therapy, their side effects, and the role of dietary intervention as an alternative solution to preventing cardiovascular diseases. It focuses on the efficacy of nutrition and statins to address inflammation and inhibit the onset of disease, while also providing nutrition information and suggested dietary interventions. Includes a bioscience approach that focuses on inflammation and revisits the lipid hypothesis Presents the view that nutritional interventions have considerable value, not only for reducing cardiovascular risk for CVDs patients, but also acting as the best precaution for otherwise healthy people Advocates that nutritional habits that are formed at a young age are the best way to tackle the global epidemic that is CVDs

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Victor R. Preedy
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 746
Release: 2012-10-22
ISBN 10: 0123965403
ISBN 13: 9780123965400
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease Book Review:

One major example of the synergy of bioactive foods and extracts is their role as an antioxidant and the related remediation of cardiovascular disease. There is compelling evidence to suggest that oxidative stress is implicated in the physiology of several major cardiovascular diseases including heart failure and increased free radical formation and reduced antioxidant defences. Studies indicate bioactive foods reduce the incidence of these conditions, suggestive of a potential cardioprotective role of antioxidant nutrients. Bioactive Food as Dietary Interventions for Cardiovascular Disease investigates the role of foods, herbs and novel extracts in moderating the pathology leading to cardiovascular disease. It reviews existing literature, and presents new hypotheses and conclusions on the effects of different bioactive components of the diet. Addresses the most positive results from dietary interventions using bioactive foods to impact cardiovascular disease Documents foods that can affect metabolic syndrome and other related conditions Convenient, efficient and effective source that allows readers to identify potential uses of compounds – or indicate those compounds whose use may be of little or no health benefit Associated information can be used to understand other diseases that share common etiological pathways

Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease

Nutrition and Cardiovascular Disease
Author: Elaine B. Feldman
Publsiher: Prentice Hall
Total Pages: 326
Release: 1976
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015003255646
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Great Cholesterol Myth

The Great Cholesterol Myth
Author: Jonny Bowden,Stephen Sinatra
Publsiher: Fair Winds
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2012-11-01
ISBN 10: 1592335217
ISBN 13: 9781592335213
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Great Cholesterol Myth Book Review:

Heart disease is the #1 killer. However, traditional heart disease protocols--with their emphasis on lowering cholesterol--have it all wrong. Emerging science is showing that cholesterol levels are a poor predictor of heart disease and that standard prescriptions for lowering it, such as ineffective low-fat/high-carb diets and serious, side-effect-causing statin drugs, obscure the real causes of heart disease. Even doctors at leading institutions have been misled for years based on creative reporting of research results from pharmaceutical companies intent on supporting the $31-billion-a-year cholesterol-lowering drug industry. The Great Cholesterol Myth reveals the real culprits of heart disease, including: - Inflammation - Fibrinogen - Triglycerides - Homocysteine - Belly fat - Triglyceride to HCL ratios - High glycemic levels Bestselling health authors Jonny Bowden, Ph.D., and Stephen Sinatra, M.D. give readers a 4-part strategy based on the latest studies and clinical findings for effectively preventing, managing, and reversing heart disease, focusing on diet, exercise, supplements, and stress and anger management. Get proven, evidence-based strategies from the experts with The Great Cholesterol Myth. MYTHS VS. FACTS Myth–High cholesterol is the cause of heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a minor player in the cascade of inflammation which is a cause of heart disease. Myth–High cholesterol is a predictor of heart attack. Fact–There is no correlation between cholesterol and heart attack. Myth–Lowering cholesterol with statin drugs will prolong your life. Fact–There is no data to show that statins have a significant impact on longevity. Myth–Statin drugs are safe. Fact–Statin drugs can be extremely toxic including causing death. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in men, women and the elderly. Fact–Statin drugs do the best job in middle-aged men with coronary disease. Myth–Statin drugs are useful in middle-aged men with coronary artery disease because of its impact on cholesterol. Fact–Statin drugs reduce inflammation and improve blood viscosity (thinning blood). Statins are extremely helpful in men with low HDL and coronary artery disease. Myth–Saturated fat is dangerous. Fact–Saturated fats are not dangerous. The killer fats are the transfats from partially hydrogenated oils. Myth–The higher the cholesterol, the shorter the lifespan. Fact–Higher cholesterol protects you from gastrointestinal disease, pulmonary disease and hemorrhagic stroke. Myth–A high carbohydrate diet protects you from heart disease. Fact–Simple processed carbs and sugars predispose you to heart disease. Myth–Fat is bad for your health. Fact–Monounsaturated and saturated fats protect you from metabolic syndrome. Sugar is the foe in cardiovascular disease. Myth–There is good (HDL) cholesterol and bad (LDL) cholesterol. Fact–This is over-simplistic. You must fractionate LDL and HDL to assess the components. Myth–Cholesterol causes heart disease. Fact–Cholesterol is only a theory in heart disease and only the small component of LP(a) or “bb shot” LDL predisposes one to oxidation and inflammation.

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease
Author: Caldwell B. Esselstyn
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2008
ISBN 10: 1583333002
ISBN 13: 9781583333006
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease Book Review:

ESSELSTYN/PREVENT AND REVERSE

The Complete Mediterranean Diet

The Complete Mediterranean Diet
Author: Michael Ozner
Publsiher: BenBella Books, Inc.
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2014-04-29
ISBN 10: 1939529964
ISBN 13: 9781939529961
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Mediterranean Diet Book Review:

Obesity, diabetes, heart disease and cancer—all diseases that have been scientifically linked to diet—are at an all-time high. But there’s a way that’s been successful for millions of people for thousands of years: the Mediterranean diet. In The Complete Mediterranean Diet, top cardiologist Michael Ozner offers the traditional Mediterranean diet—clinically proven to reduce your risk of heart disease, cancer and numerous other diseases—with the latest scientific findings in health and nutrition to create a diet that’s easy to follow. Alongside an abundance of evidence supporting the Mediterranean diet’s incredible health benefits, including sustainable weight loss, Dr. Ozner includes 500 delicious, classic Mediterranean recipes, such as: Savory Mediterranean Chickpea Soup Pizza Margherita Grilled Citrus Salmon with Garlic Greens Spicy Whole Wheat Capellini with Garlic With a foreword by Debbie Matenopoulos, The Complete Mediterranean Diet shows you how and why to change your diet for a longer, healthier, happier life.

Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World

Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Committee on Preventing the Global Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease: Meeting the Challenges in Developing Countries
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 482
Release: 2010-07-29
ISBN 10: 0309147743
ISBN 13: 9780309147743
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Promoting Cardiovascular Health in the Developing World Book Review:

Cardiovascular disease (CVD), once thought to be confined primarily to industrialized nations, has emerged as a major health threat in developing countries. Cardiovascular disease now accounts for nearly 30 percent of deaths in low and middle income countries each year, and is accompanied by significant economic repercussions. Yet most governments, global health institutions, and development agencies have largely overlooked CVD as they have invested in health in developing countries. Recognizing the gap between the compelling evidence of the global CVD burden and the investment needed to prevent and control CVD, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) turned to the IOM for advice on how to catalyze change. In this report, the IOM recommends that the NHLBI, development agencies, nongovernmental organizations, and governments work toward two essential goals: creating environments that promote heart healthy lifestyle choices and help reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and building public health infrastructure and health systems with the capacity to implement programs that will effectively detect and reduce risk and manage CVD. To meet these goals, the IOM recommends several steps, including improving cooperation and collaboration; implementing effective and feasible strategies; and informing efforts through research and health surveillance. Without better efforts to promote cardiovascular health, global health as a whole will be undermined.

Nutritional and Metabolic Bases of Cardiovascular Disease

Nutritional and Metabolic Bases of Cardiovascular Disease
Author: Mario Mancini,Jose M. Ordovas,Gabrielle Riccardi,Paolo Rubba,Pasquale Strazzullo
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 488
Release: 2011-07-11
ISBN 10: 1444347888
ISBN 13: 9781444347883
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutritional and Metabolic Bases of Cardiovascular Disease Book Review:

Extraordinary advances in the understanding of the links between nutrition, metabolism, and cardiovascular disease have prompted a systematic reappraisal of knowledge in the field. As a result, it is now imperative that clinicians who care for patients with CVD or its key risk factors have a solid understanding of the often complex interrelationships between cardiovascular health and chronic diseases such as diabetes and obesity. Written by a team of international thought leaders in cardiology, endocrinology, diabetology and nutritional science, this important new book: Examines and updates the role of obesity, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, hypertension, thrombosis, and aging in atherogenesis Describes in detail the scientific and clinical evidence of the etiopathogenesis of ischemic heart disease as well as of peripheral and cerebrovascular disease Focuses on the 6 topics that will be of greatest interest to readers: 1) general nutrition, 2) metabolic syndrome and diabetes, 3) hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis, 4) hypertension and cerebrovascular disease, 5) hemostasis and thrombosis, 6) aging Throughout the book, in clear and accessible text, contributors illuminate the close relationship between dietary habits, the metabolic processes of nutrients, and their impact on the cardiovascular system, always with an eye on how the physician can use this information to implement better cardiovascular prevention and improve patient care. Nutritional and Metabolic Bases of Cardiovascular Disease is ideal for those who need to update their knowledge of the links between nutrition, metabolism and CVD, from trainees, clinicians and clinical investigators in cardiovascular medicine to endocrinologists, diabetologists, and nutritionists.

Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine

Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine
Author: Stephen T. Sinatra,Mark C. Houston
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 436
Release: 2015-04-02
ISBN 10: 1466572272
ISBN 13: 9781466572270
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nutritional and Integrative Strategies in Cardiovascular Medicine Book Review:

Despite 40 years of aggressive pharmaceutical and surgical interventions, coronary artery disease (CAD) remains the number one killer of women and men in Western civilization. When it comes to CAD, prevention is easier than cure, and if CAD does present itself, a combination of conventional and alternative methodologies can truly make a difference

The Truth About Statins

The Truth About Statins
Author: Barbara H. Roberts
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2012-04-24
ISBN 10: 1451656408
ISBN 13: 9781451656404
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Truth About Statins Book Review:

COULD STATIN DRUGS ACTUALLY HARM YOU? Despite the rosy picture painted in the ads of a miracle cure for high cholesterol and its attendant heart disease, the reality of taking statins may be far less pretty. Dr. Barbara H. Roberts, director of the Women’s Cardiac Center at the Miriam Hospital in Rhode Island, discusses both the benefits and health risks of these popular drugs in this comprehensive guide that finally reveals the questionable science behind the research studies. This honest, patient-friendly appraisal of the most widely used medications in the world may shock you, but it may also save your life. Offering clear-cut, easy-to-understand information in an easily accessible fashion, Dr. Roberts explains how to take the best possible care of your heart, including: * The keys to maintaining cardiovascular well-being * How to interpret your cholesterol numbers * The frightening adverse effects of popular drugs It is time to take charge of your heart health. Learn the facts behind the hype so that you can make informed decisions on a subject vital to your continued health. If you or someone you love either takes a statin or is considering doing so, you need to read this book. Includes recipes for a delicious and heart-healthy diet, including Wasabi-Roasted Salmon, Pasta with Avocado Sauce, and Lemon-Pineapple Breakfast Muffins.

Handbook of cholesterol

Handbook of cholesterol
Author: Ronald Ross Watson,Fabien De Meester
Publsiher: Wageningen Academic Publishers
Total Pages: 494
Release: 2016-02-08
ISBN 10: 9086868215
ISBN 13: 9789086868216
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of cholesterol Book Review:

The handbook of cholesterol - biology, function and role in health and disease - gathers a substantial set of contributions supporting the modern view that dietary and blood cholesterols are safe or even beneficial in a balanced omega-6/3 fatty acids environment, whereas they may turn into unsafe or detrimental to health in a typical omega-6 fatty acid environment. Dietary and blood cholesterols, including LDL-cholesterol, are secondary risk factors which belong to the human omnivorous diet and physiology, which may represent clinical valid surrogates of the outcome, cardiovascular diseases. However, the primary risk factors, the omega-6/3 fatty acids, determine whether human health is in the safe evolutionary zone or not. Omega-6/3 fatty acids are essential to human physiology. They must be present and maintained in physiologically-defined essential amounts and balanced in blood and tissue lipid pools, through the diet. Chronic deviations from omega-6/3 fatty acids make LDL-cholesterol valid indicators of cardiovascular disease. The handbook takes preventive and acute approaches, based on biochemical and clinical evidence, to the management of cholesterol - a per se non-essential nutrient, yet an essential blood and tissue component. The reviews, especially when combined, will help understand the essentiality of dietary and blood cholesterol as (risk) factors in human health.

Coronary Artery Disease

Coronary Artery Disease
Author: Kaan Kırali
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2015-11-18
ISBN 10: 9535122061
ISBN 13: 9789535122067
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Coronary Artery Disease Book Review:

Coronary artery atherosclerosis is the most common cardiac pathology, which is the primary cause of cardiac mortality. Coronary artery stenosis usually involves the proximal portion of the larger epicardial coronary arteries, but diffuse coronary artery disease is also not rare. Most of the patients with/without several comorbidities have asymptomatic atherosclerotic lesions in the coronary territory, and hence early assessment of coronary artery pathology is of utmost importance. Since early surgical intervention is superior to percutaneous interventions, coronary artery bypass grafting is the first choice for the treatment of coronary artery disease. Coronary revascularization can be performed with different approaches according to the patients risk factors. Preventive treatment of coronary artery disease should be the basic strategy for a healthy system.

The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease

The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease
Author: Jonny Bowden,Stephen Sinatra,Deirdre Rawlings
Publsiher: Fair Winds Press (MA)
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2015-08-15
ISBN 10: 1592337120
ISBN 13: 9781592337125
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Great Cholesterol Myth Now Includes 100 Recipes for Preventing and Reversing Heart Disease Book Review:

"Now includes 100 recipes for preventing and reversing heart disease from the The great cholesterol cookbook.

Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases

Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases
Author: M. Gabriel Khan
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 680
Release: 2005-12-14
ISBN 10: 9780080454818
ISBN 13: 008045481X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases Book Review:

The Encyclopedia of Heart Diseases is an accurate and reliable source of in-depth information on the diseases that kill more than 12 million individuals worldwide each year. In fact, cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent than the combined incidence of all forms of cancer, diabetes, asthma and leukemia. In one volume, this Encylopedia thoroughly covers these ailments and also includes in-depth analysis of less common and rare heart conditions to round out the volume's scope. Researchers, clinicians, and students alike will all find this resource an invaluable tool for quick reference before approaching the primary literature. * Coverage of more than 200 topics, including: applied pharmacology of current and experimental cardiac drugs, gene therapy, MRI, electron-beam CT, PET scan put in perspective, cardiac tests costs and justification, and new frontiers in cardiovascular research * More than 150 helpful figures and illustrations! * Dr. Khan is a well-published and respected expert in heart and heart diseases

A Statin Nation

A Statin Nation
Author: Dr Malcolm Kendrick
Publsiher: Kings Road Publishing
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2018-12-27
ISBN 10: 1789460255
ISBN 13: 9781789460254
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Statin Nation Book Review:

If you have been told that you must take statins or risk a devastating heart attack or stroke, you need to read this book. Dr Kendrick, a well-known statin sceptic and author of the bestselling The Great Cholesterol Con, has returned to the diet-heart-cholesterol battlefield to warn that people are being conned. In relaxed and humorous style, he lifts the rock to allow the reader to peer underneath. He points out that statins, even in high-risk individuals, increase life expectancy by a mere four days after five years of treatment. Yet adverse effects have been swept under the carpet by researchers who are closely tied to the industry. The way to avoid heart disease, and strokes, is simple - but, as this riveting book shows, it has nothing to do with lowering cholesterol levels.

The Impact of Obesity and Nutrition on Chronic Liver Diseases, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, E-Book

The Impact of Obesity and Nutrition on Chronic Liver Diseases, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, E-Book
Author: Zobair Younossi
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 707
Release: 2014-02-07
ISBN 10: 0323266657
ISBN 13: 9780323266659
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Impact of Obesity and Nutrition on Chronic Liver Diseases, An Issue of Clinics in Liver Disease, E-Book Book Review:

Internationally renowned experts present topics related to obesity, nutrition, and liver disease in this issue. In the first article, the epidemiology of obesity and its association with liver disease are covered. The following two articles focus on the roles that visceral adipose tissue and microbiota potentially play in the pathogenesis of obesity-related liver disease. The next article focuses on the hepatic pathology seen in patients with obesity-related liver disease and those with malnutrition. The next five articles are focused on NAFLD and provide in-depth data on the natural history and treatment strategies for patients with NAFLD. The next six articles deal with the impact of obesity on other liver diseases and on special populations including children and liver-transplant recipients. The final article provides the most updated information regarding genomics and genetic targets that may provide better prognostic and diagnostic biomarkers and more personalized treatment targets for patients with NAFLD. Cutting-edge information in this issue will help readers gain better understanding of the natural history and pathogenesis of primary and secondary liver diseases associated with obesity. As the information about obesity-related liver disease expands, clinicians will be able to provide more targeted therapeutic options for these patients and develop more accurate diagnostic and prognostic biomarkers.

Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs

Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs
Author: Chunfa Huang,Carl Freter
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 186
Release: 2016-10-26
ISBN 10: 9535127349
ISBN 13: 9789535127345
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cholesterol Lowering Therapies and Drugs Book Review:

Using natural products and developing pharmaceutical drugs are emerging topics to reduce blood cholesterol levels for preventing heart disease and stroke. Covering recent progresses in cholesterol-lowering drugs and therapy, this book describes the natural and pharmaceutical products that are in clinical uses to lower cholesterol and lipids and compares these drugs in responses to different diseases such as homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia, atherosclerosis, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. The relationship between ethnicity and cholesterol-lowering drug responses is also reviewed. Each chapter is a building block for the book, but each individual chapter is also a complete subject package for the readers. Researchers from basic and clinic science interested in lipid and cholesterol metabolism, regulation, and lowering will find this book very useful. Features: - Up-to-date information of the molecular mechanisms of cholesterol lowering, the drugs from natural and pharmaceutical products, and their associated therapeutic strategies in human diseases. - Discussion of the pathogenesis of several human diseases, which are associated with high cholesterol levels and evaluation of the results of different cholesterol-lowering drug treatment in these diseases. - Discussion of the combinations of cancer chemotherapy and cholesterol lowering in potential cancer treatment and cancer prevention by cholesterol-lowering drugs. - Critical analysis of the effect of ethnicity on responses to cholesterol-lowering drug therapy leading to rational dose adjustment of cholesterol-lowering drugs for different people use.

Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics E-Book

Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics E-Book
Author: Derek G. Waller,Tony Sampson
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 744
Release: 2013-08-07
ISBN 10: 0702055034
ISBN 13: 9780702055034
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Medical Pharmacology and Therapeutics E-Book Book Review:

This book covers all the pharmacology you need, from basic science pharmacology and pathophysiology, through to clinical pharmacology to therapeutics, in line with the integrated approach of new medical curricula. The first section covers the basic principles, and the rest is organised by body systems. The book ends with sections on toxicity and prescribing practice. Integrates basic science pharmacology, clinical pharmacology and therapeutics Brief review of pathophysiology of major diseases Case histories and multiple choice questions (and answers) Tabular presentation of all common drugs within each class Section on further reading Kinetics chapter simplified with more practical examples Includes more on genetic issues Drug tables made more concise to make information more accessible Fully updated to reflect current clinical practice

Diabetes Mellitus: Associated Conditions, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America,

Diabetes Mellitus: Associated Conditions, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America,
Author: Leonid Poretsky
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 353
Release: 2014-03-05
ISBN 10: 0323287050
ISBN 13: 9780323287050
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diabetes Mellitus: Associated Conditions, An Issue of Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America, Book Review:

This issue of the Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Leonid Poretsky and Emilia Pauline Liao, will focus on Diabetes Mellitus: Associated Conditions. Articles in this issue include Metabolic syndrome; The role of glucocorticoids and insulin resistance in adipose tissue function and lipid metabolism; Cardiovascular disease; The Relationships between Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes: Focus on Pathogenesis; Interventions for coronary artery disease; Peripheral Arterial Disease; Hypertension; Sleep apnea; Osteoporosis; Vitamin D deficiency; Diabetes and cancer; Dementia; Depression; and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome.

Hypercholesterolemia

Hypercholesterolemia
Author: Sekar Ashok Kumar
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2015-09-17
ISBN 10: 9535121693
ISBN 13: 9789535121695
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hypercholesterolemia Book Review:

This book is aimed to accentuate the importance of hypercholesterolemia, since targeting and treating the hypercholesterolemia is increasingly well known as an essential strategy in the prevention of atherosclerosis-induced cardiovascular disease. It is important to look at hypercholesterolemia as it is proved to be crucial as well as the early stage of atherogenesis and can also be managed with appropriate treatment. This book describes the basics of hypercholesterolemia and its causes and various experimental animal models to understand and study the pathophysiology of hypercholesterolemia as well as to present practice-based clinical approaches to treat hypercholesterolemia. Further, the book describes various treatment strategies of hypercholesterolemia in detail, especially the appropriate use of statin. It is well known that the use of statin is an ideal as well as a potent therapy to lower cholesterol level and also has various beneficial pharmacological effects to prevent cardiovascular diseases. However, there exists less awareness about the use of statin. Hence, it is important to understand the appropriate use of statin in terms of doses for different stages of hypercholesterolemia, side effects, resistance of its use, and also interaction of statin with other drugs, which are well described in this book. In short, the major aim of this compendium is to present to the readers comprehensive, updated, and current research perspectives on hypercholesterolemia.