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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholesterol

Cholesterol, from the Ancient Greek chole- (bile) and stereos (solid) followed by the chemical suffix -ol for an alcohol, is an organic molecule. It is a sterol (or ...

medlineplus.gov/cholesterol.html

Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in all parts of the body. Your body needs some cholesterol to work properly. But if you have too ...

www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/Cholesterol/Cholesterol_UCM_001089_SubHomePage.jsp

What is cholesterol? The American Heart Association explains how cholesterol affects the heart. Learn about prevention and treatment of high cholesterol, ...

www.medicinenet.com/cholesterol_management/article.htm

Read about cholesterol management including what cholesterol test results, ratios, and different levels mean. Learn about cholesterol medications, goals for ...

www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/default.htm

High cholesterol affects 42 million Americans, and 63 million more have borderline high cholesterol. Here you'll find in-depth cholesterol information including ...

www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/9152.php

Jul 20, 2017 ... Cholesterol is found in every cell of the body and has important natural functions when it comes to digesting foods, producing hormones, and ...

www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/health-topics/topics/hbc

To understand high blood cholesterol (ko-LES-ter-ol), it helps to learn about cholesterol. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that's found in all cells of the  ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/high-blood-cholesterol/symptoms-causes/dxc-20181874

Aug 15, 2017 ... High cholesterol — Comprehensive overview covers diet, medication and other treatments to lower cholesterol.

www.healthline.com/health/high-cholesterol/levels-by-age

Apr 24, 2017 ... Managing your cholesterol levels can help keep you healthy as you age. Check out these cholesterol level charts to see where you fit.