There is an increasing amount of interest in natural products as an alternative to simply using chemically based drugs (also referred to as statins). Cholesterol lowering natural products developed to assist in managing conditions like cholesterol are a very interesting subject of study.
"Your cholesterol levels are too high." Who hasn't feared hearing these words from their doctor. High LDL (low-density lipoprotein - sometimes referred to as "bad" cholesterol) levels are dangerous for your health so it's natural to feel some shock at hearing this diagnosis.
So what are your choices: go on to prescription drugs for a long time, maybe for the rest of your life or consider using some good quality natural products. There are many different types and quality levels of these product in the market though.
In some cases non-reputable suppliers have even been known to mix statins in with the so-called natural ingredients and not declare them among the ingredients. This practice is unethical not to mention extremely dangerous. Customers need to make sure that they deal with and only buy from a reputable supplier that clearly and honestly declares all the ingredients on the product labels.
Some people find that they get a better result if Omega 3 rich substances like certain fish oils are taken with the cholesterol lowering natural products. Again there are big quality differences between products and suppliers so do your homework before making the decision on what to buy.
Good quality natural products are made up of a variety of natural substances that have been combined in a special way so that they work with maximum efficiency.
Obviously your health is an important and complex issue. The information provided here is to encourage you to consider alternatives. Always consult your health care professional before making any decisions regarding medication and supplements, including cholesterol lowering natural products.