High Blood Cholesterol

  • Anger Can Raise Cholesterol Levels

    There's evidence that people who respond rigidly to anger-provoking events are likely to wind up with significantly elevated levels of heart-damaging cholesterol.

  • For Your Heart's Sake, Lower Your Cholesterol

    High cholesterol contributes to heart disease, which kills more Americans than all cancers combined.

  • Beyond Cholesterol

    Scientists have learned that other substances may give you and your doctor new clues about your heart disease risk. And that's good news. Coronary heart disease, in which fatty deposits build up in your arteries, is the nation's top killer.

  • The Truth About Triglycerides

    Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in your body. Most of your body's fat is stored as triglycerides.

  • All About Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs

    According to the American Heart Association, there are five main types of cholesterol-lowering medications.