High Blood Cholesterol

What is High Blood Cholesterol?

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1. LDL cholesterol is sometimes called





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Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is sometimes called bad cholesterol because it can build up in the walls of your arteries and make them narrower. This is called atherosclerosis, or hardening of the arteries.

The higher the level of LDL cholesterol in your blood, the greater your chances of getting heart disease.