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What are the causes of high cholesterol?

By April 15, 2015 - 12:39pm
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I went to the doctor's for an appointment yesterday and found out I have higher bad cholesterol. It's not really high, but it's outside the suggested amount. I am 22 years old and thought I ate pretty healthy, so I'm curious what may be causing it.

I'm working on improving my diet, but are there any other causes of high cholesterol?

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Hi Susan,

Thank you, this is extremely helpful! This is great background information on HDL and LDL. I have started adjusting my diet on low cholesterol foods and am working out more often- even if it's just going on short walks during work breaks. I'll be sure to ask my family about our health history too.


April 21, 2015 - 10:25am
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