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There are two types of cholesterol: low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoproteins (HDL). HDL is known as good cholesterol. Learn about the risks of high cholesterol and LDL. More »
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Hypercholesterolemia - Wikipedia

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Hypercholesterolemia, also called dyslipidemia, is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. It is a form of high blood lipids and ...

Overview - High cholesterol - Mayo Clinic

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Feb 9, 2016 ... When you have high cholesterol, you may develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Eventually, these deposits make it difficult for enough ...

High Cholesterol: Types, Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, and ...

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What is high cholesterol?Cholesterol is a type of fat. Your body needs it for many things, such as making new cells. But too much cholesterol in your blood ...

Prevention and Treatment of High Cholesterol

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Aug 30, 2016 ... Information and resources to help you prevent and treat high cholesterol through lifestyle changes and medication, as recommended by your ...

High Cholesterol Level Symptoms, Causes Medications, and Diet

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Dec 16, 2016 ... High cholesterol increases your risk for heart attack and stroke. There are no symptoms of high cholesterol. It usually is diagnosed during ...

High Cholesterol - Types, Levels, Facts & Causes | Everyday Health

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Oct 14, 2016 ... High cholesterol is a condition that occurs when levels of cholesterol in your blood are elevated enough to cause health problems such as ...

High Blood Cholesterol: What You Need To Know - NHLBI, NIH

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High blood cholesterol itself does not cause symptoms, so many people are unaware that their cholesterol level is too high. It is important to find out what your  ...

How Is High Blood Cholesterol Treated? - NHLBI, NIH

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Mar 30, 2016 ... High blood cholesterol is treated with lifestyle changes and medicines. The main goal of treatment is to lower your low-density lipoprotein (LDL) ...

Causes and Symptoms of High Cholesterol - Medical News Today

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May 3, 2016 ... High levels of LDL lead to a build-up of cholesterol in the arteries, whereas HDL carries cholesterol to the liver for removal from the body.<sup>2</sup> A ...