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Living With...High Cholesterol

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Controlling High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure (hypertension) is called the silent killer. This is because many people who have it don’t know it. You can take an easy test to see if your blood pressure is too high. If it is high, you can take steps to lower it. Doing so could save your life.

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Understanding High Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fatty substance in the blood. It can build up to dangerous levels in the arteries of the heart and other parts of the body.

Managing High Cholesterol

Did you know that diet and exercise affect cholesterol? Get all the facts so you can successfully manage your cholesterol levels.

Cholesterol Screening - View 'Cholesterol Screening' video

Your body needs cholesterol to make hormones and to keep your cells healthy.

Managing Other Risk Factors

Risk factors are conditions and habits that raise your cholesterol. Changes you make in your day-to-day life help you fight these risk factors.

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