Were you looking for information about High Cholesterol? High chlosterol is a common misspelling of high cholesterol.
Your body needs cholesterol to function properly. However, health problems can develop if your cholesterol levels get too high. This can cause a condition called atherosclerosis, the effects of which include coronary heart disease, angina, and stroke. Although the causes of high cholesterol are often unknown, risk factors include diet, weight, and heredity. If lifestyle changes alone are not enough, medication may be necessary to lower cholesterol.
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