Understanding your cholesterol levels can be confusing. There's no need to feel confused any longer. Learn more about the different types of cholesterol and how they affect your health. Take this quiz and discover the true meaning of high cholesterol.
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What are the different cholesterol levels called?
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How is cholesterol measured?
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What do most cholesterol tests measure?
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What does your blood look like if you have high cholesterol?
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What is the function of bad (LDL) cholesterol?
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Why is LDL cholesterol called “bad” cholesterol?
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What happens to your cells when there is too much LDL cholesterol in your body?
Question 8 of 20
What is the single most important risk factor in developing coronary heart disease?
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What is hypercholesterolemia?
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If you have low HDL cholesterol levels, what is your risk of developing coronary heart disease?
Question 11 of 20
How can you improve your HDL cholesterol levels?
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Recent research has begun to speculate that HDL cholesterol is not always “good”. What may be a health consequence of high HDL levels?
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How many different apolipoproteins exist in your body?
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What apolipoprotein blood test should you absolutely have?
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What is non-HDL cholesterol?
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What other apolipoprotein predicts onset of coronary heart disease?
Question 17 of 20
Why should you have your lipoprotein (a) or Lp(a) tested?
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What does high triglyceride levels predict?
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At what age should your doctor routinely test your cholesterol levels?
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