We've all heard of "good" and "bad" cholesterol, and you may even know which is LDL and which is HDL. It's important for doctors to know the levels of each. Find out how each type affects your heart and what the levels tell you.
WHAT'S INSIDE: CARDIOVASCULAR CONDITIONS
- Blood Pressure
- Coronary Heart Disease
Unless you've been hiding under a giant cheeseburger for the past decade, you probably know that having high cholesterol is bad for you. But it's not all created equal, and knowing the difference will help you to make sense of your cholesterol test.
Making changes in your lifestyle can aid in lowering cholesterol levels that will positively impact you health. Learn more about making changes to lower cholesterol in this article.