Cholesterol

To learn more about cholesterol, browse any of the topics below.

Woman Holding FaceAbout Cholesterol
Cholesterol itself isn't bad. We all have and need this wax-like substance in our bodies. Learn about the so-called "good" and "bad" cholesterol, where it comes from, and why it's important for your health.
 
Medical Illustration Of AtherosclerosisWhy Cholesterol Matters
High cholesterol is one of the major risk factors leading to heart disease, heart attack and stroke. Discover the reasons to keep your cholesterol controlled.
 
 
Grandfather And Child Eating MuffinsUnderstand Your Risk for Cholesterol
High cholesterol levels can run in families, and women generally tend to have higher levels of HDL than men. Find out more about who has high cholesterol, and discover why managing cholesterol is important even for children.
 
Doctor Talking To PatientSymptoms, Diagnosis & Monitoring of Cholesterol
High cholesterol does not produce symptoms until significant damage has been done; blood testing is the only way to find out these important numbers. Know your levels and what they mean!
 
Man Eating SaladPrevention & Treatment of Cholesterol
You can lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. Take responsibility for managing your cholesterol levels with healthy lifestyle choices and a sound medical treatment plan when prescribed.
Man On ComputerCholesterol Tools & Resources
Learn more with our online tracking resources, downloadable information pages and personal stories from people like you.


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