High Cholesterol

High cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia, refers to having high levels of a substance called cholesterol in the blood. It is a common chronic condition that often has no symptoms itself, but is a major risk factor for heart disease and arteriosclerosis ...

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Causes of High Cholesterol

Primary Hypercholesterolemia: The main type of high cholesterol is a chronic condition with no single clear cause. It is called ...

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