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High Cholesterol

Take the confusion out of managing your cholesterol. Learn about HDL and LDL and discover lifestyle tips for getting your numbers in the desired range.
Higher Cholesterol
Hyperlipidemia: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
Running and other aerobic exercise leading to weight loss can lower high cholesterol levels in hypercholesterolemia
What to Do If You Have High Cholesterol Causing Hypercholesterolemia
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Different Ways to Tell If You Have High Cholesterol
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Understand How Oxidized LDL Cholesterol Affects the Body
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Is the Cholesterol Hypothesis Obsolete?
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Why You Should Be Concerned About Having High Cholesterol
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Discover How to Reduce the Small, Dense LDL Cholesterol in Your Blood
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A High Triglycerides Number on Your Lipid Panel Can Lead to Stroke Risk
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What Does It Matter If You Have High Cholesterol?
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How Lowering Your Cholesterol Levels Can Be Good for the Prostate
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Learn How Stress Lead Can Lead to High Cholesterol and Heart Disease
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This Rare Inherited Condition Causes Low LDL Cholesterol
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Can High Cholesterol Levels Increase Your Stroke Risk?
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Dyslipidemia Causes and Treatment
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Cholesterol & Triglycerides: What You Need to Know
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The Connection Between Lipoprotein(a) and Heart Disease
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Is Total Cholesterol Your Fatty Friend, or Enemy, or Both?
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Why Some Cholesterol Is Actually Good for Your Body
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Foods That Cause High Triglycerides
Atherosclerosis, caused by cholesterol.
What's a Desirable Level of Total Blood Cholesterol in Adults?
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Get the Lowdown on Low HDL Cholesterol Levels
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Factors That Could Be Causing Your High Triglycerides
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Causes of Secondary Hyperlipidemia
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What Is Tangier Disease?
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How Smoking Affects Your Cholesterol and Heart
An African-American suffering from chest pain.
The Connection Between Race and High Cholesterol
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Human Growth Hormone and Your Cholesterol
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5 Things That Could Adversely Affect Your Cholesterol Levels
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Estrogen Protects a Woman's Heart After Menopause
A diabetic testing her blood sugar.
How High Blood Sugar Affects Your Cholesterol Level
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How Important Are Triglyceride Levels for Cardiac Health?
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Can Your Lack of Sleep Cause You to Have High Cholesterol?
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What Is a Lipid?
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What to Know about Very Low Density Lipoprotein
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Learn All About the Triglyceride and Cholesterol Test
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When to Suspect Your Cholesterol Test Is Wrong
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Does Your Child Have High Cholesterol?
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What Your Cholesterol Test Results Mean
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Is It Possible for Your Cholesterol to Be Too Low?
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How Different Lipoproteins in Your Blood Are Classified
Mature Woman Doing Blood Sugar Test at home.
Pros and Cons to Using a Home Cholesterol Test
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Diet Tips for High Cholesterol and Blood Pressure
Cholesterol home test
A Rundown of the Most Accurate Cholesterol Tests for Home
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High Triglycerides and Your Heart Health
Is Pravastatin the Right Statin for Me?
Rosuvastatin
Crestor: Uses, Side Effects, Dosages, Interactions
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Increased Cholesterol Levels Could Be Caused By Certain Medications
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Is It OK to Cut Cholesterol-Lowering Pills Like Crestor in Half?
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4 Easy Tips for Lowering Your LDL Cholesterol
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How Your High Blood Pressure Medications Affect Your Lipids
Lipitor, a cholesterol-lowering drug
Learn About Lipitor (Atorvastatin)
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How to Lower High Triglycerides
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How Pantethine May Lower Cholesterol and Triglycerides
Simvastatin
How Zocor (Simvastatin) Works to Lower Your Cholesterol
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How Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs Work
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Generic and Supplemental Drugs Are Cheap Options to Lower Cholesterol
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General Information About Livalo (Pitavastatin)
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Can You Take a Statin If You're Pregnant?
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The Basics of Fibrates, a Class of Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs
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Conditions Should Be Monitored When Taking Cholestyramine