Diet and a healthy lifestyle can help reduce the risk of high cholesterol, but for some people with a genetic predisposition, these may not be enough. In that case, some people use statin drugs prescribed by their physician. However, some people prefer to avoid statins because of side effects. Herbal medicine can provide an alternative for these people. Solaray’s Cholesterol Maintenance is an herbal remedy that combines red yeast rice with liver-supporting nutrients. Cholesterol Maintenance reduces cholesterol production in the body, similar to what a statin does.
- Many persons although they realize that doctor’s medication is good for them, do not want to be in a position where they need to take them.
- The author is a herbalist who is often approached by people seeking alternative treatments and not orthodox medicine after a health concern is pointed out to them.
- Herbal medicine can really make a difference if a patient is determined not to take drugs but wants to make dietary changes and lead a healthy lifestyle.
“Leading a healthy lifestyle and maintaining a good diet can help reduce our risk of high cholesterol and if your cholesterol levels are elevated, there a number of things you can do.”