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High Cholesterol: Assessing Your Risk

The higher your blood cholesterol, the greater your risk for heart attack or stroke. That’s why you need to know your cholesterol level.

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.

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

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