eMedTV Cholesterol Videos

Your body needs some cholesterol to work the right way; however, if too much cholesterol gets into your blood, it can cause problems. This is known as high cholesterol. eMedTV has a wide range of videos about high cholesterol that can help you understand the condition and its treatment options. Whether you're looking for information about where cholesterol comes from, the effects of high cholesterol on the heart and blood vessels, you LDL and HDL numbers and what they mean, or medications and lifestyle options for treating the condition, you'll find the video you're looking for here.

Featured Cholesterol Videos

What Is Cholesterol?
This multimedia segment explains in detail what cholesterol is and its role in the body.
High Cholesterol and Your LDL and HDL Numbers
Your doctor will look at three numbers when he or she checks your cholesterol levels: your total cholesterol, your HDL and LDL. Your HDL is good cholesterol, your LDL is bad cholesterol.
Where Does Cholesterol Come From?
This video clip talks about the sources of cholesterol.
Causes of High Cholesterol
This video clip talks about the causes of high cholesterol.
High Cholesterol and Blocked Blood Vessels
High cholesterol levels in the blood cause problems over many years. Excess cholesterol can build up on your artery walls, along with other fats and debris. This buildup can narrow or even block the blood vessels.
How Does High Cholesterol Affect My Life?
This video clip answers the question: "How Does High Cholesterol Affect My Life?"
How Is High Cholesterol Treated?
How is high cholesterol treated? This multimedia clip gives an overview of treatment options for high cholesterol.
Most Commonly Prescribed Cholesterol Medications
There are many types of medications used to treat high cholesterol. This video clip describes the medications used to treat high cholesterol.

eMedTV Cholesterol Videos by Presentation

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