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Hypercholesterolemia (literally: high blood cholesterol) is the presence of ...
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High Cholesterol Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... There are no symptoms of high blood cholesterol. The only way to find out if you have high blood cholesterol is by having a blood
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Causes
... To circulate in your blood, which is mainly water, cholesterol and triglycerides — a form of fat — must be carried by proteins called apoproteins. A lipoprotein is a combination of a lipid...
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High Cholesterol Prevention

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Prevention
... Improving your blood cholesterol levels reduces your risk of heart disease. Lifestyle changes are your first course of action to improve your blood cholesterol levels. These approaches include eating ...
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High Cholesterol Treatment

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Complications
... High blood cholesterol can cause you to develop heart disease. The American Heart Association reports that heart disease kills over 1.4 million Americans each year, more than all cancer deaths combine...
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Treatment
... Lifestyle changes are the first steps you can take to improve your blood levels of cholesterol and triglycerides. These include changes in diet, regular exercise and avoiding smoking. If you''ve made ...
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High Cholesterol Other

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Overview
... Because of its reputation as a risk factor for heart disease, people tend to think of cholesterol only in negative terms. But cholesterol is an important component of cell membranes and is vital to th...
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High Blood Cholesterol
... Too much cholesterol (ko-LES-ter-ol) in the blood, or high blood cholesterol, can be serious. People with high blood cholesterol have a greater chance of getting heart disease. High blood cholesterol ...
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    ... Too much cholesterol (ko-LES-ter-ol) in the blood, or high blood cholesterol, can be serious. People with high blood cholesterol have a greater chance of getting heart disease. High blood cholesterol ...

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