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Overview & facts

Do you have high cholesterol? It’s a silent health risk that can be deadly. Here’s the essential information you need about good and bad cholesterol – and your risk of heart disease.  

What is cholesterol?

What is cholesterol? Learn more about cholesterol in food and more.

What are cholesterol problems? Here’s a comprehensive overview of this topic, including definitions of cholesterol types, target cholesterol levels, and more.

Learn more about triglycerides.

Are you at risk?

Learn what causes high cholesterol and what controls it.

Heart disease isn't the only health problem that is linked to high cholesterol. Read more.

Find out about children’s cholesterol and their risk of heart disease.

Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) is a serious but treatable genetic condition that results in exceptionally high blood cholesterol levels.

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