Melbourne Sri Lankan Events - Operation Hope Inc, Dinner n’ Dance, on Saturday, September 8, 2102, from 7.30pm to 1.00am, at The Gaelic Park Hall, 324 Perry Road, Keysborough (Melway 94 G7). Sri Lankan Smorgasbord Dinner by ‘Cha’s Cabin’, BYO Drinks, Music by ‘Midnight Mist’ and DJ Simba. Cost: $45.00 per person. Proceeds go to supporting the poor and marginalized communities in Swaziland & Sri Lanka. For further information and bookings, contact: Geraldine 0458 112 811 or Fiona 0432 897 537.
Dilemma with Cholesterol
Written by Dr Harold Gunatillake –Health writer
High cholesterol in your arteries is harmful. But, there are many people out there, having high cholesterol levels, but has not shown harm as a risk factor to heart disease, stroke and other chronic illnesses. People get heart attacks with low cholesterol, too. Cholesterol has become a confusing dilemma for people whether to believe or not that this hype of high cholesterol is harmful.
Doctors take blood from your veins to check cholesterol levels in your arteries. Thickening of veins and plaque formation never occurs in the veins though blood is tested from the veins for cholesterol levels. Thickening occurs in the superficial veins in the leg when they become varicose......