Cholesterol Variability: Hours, Days, And My Ovulatory Cycle

heart rate / cardiovascular  |  metabolism

Whitney Erin Boesel

After having a baby recently, Whitney learned that her cholesterol was unusually high and she became curious to understand what the cause was. Given that one side of her family genetics has very high cholesterol, she wondered if it was finally time she had to stop eating so much cheese, or if rather, it was simply high due to having a baby. Using a CardioChek at home, she tested a fairly unusual hypothesis: if she does absolutely nothing, will her cholesterol get better all by itself? After getting more data points than most likely anyone else ever, she happily discovers that her cholesterol did just get better the further away she grew from birth.