Can an Ultrasound Show Hard, Calcified Plaque in the Heart’s Arteries ?

An ultrasound takes “pictures” of your heart. The difference between hard calcified plaque and soft plaque in the coronary arteries is that the hard buildup is much more stable. […]

Are You About 20 but Have Really High Cholesterol?

Yes, it happens: People in the 20 something age range can have a cholesterol number of 250, even 300. This would be alarming for a 20-year-old to hear from their doctor. But one number alone, [...]