Cholesterol Center


Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is the "bad" cholesterol, conversely, high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is the "good" cholesterol. High cholesterol treatment includes lifestyle changes (diet and exercise), and medications such as statins, bile acid resins, and fibric acid derivatives.

Cholesterol Levels Pictures Slideshow

Watch this slideshow on Cholesterol levels and find out what it all means. Learn the alphabet soup of cholesterol testing: LDL, HDL, good, bad, and triglycerides. Pictures show tests, treatments, and critical foods from eggs to avocados.

Lowering Cholesterol Pictures Slideshow

Worried about high cholesterol? Watch this slideshow of 15 simple tips that can help you lower cholesterol levels and avoid heart disease.

Triglycerides (Test)

Learn about triglycerides, and the triglyceride test that measures triglyceride blood levels. High triglyceride levels can lead to heart attack, stroke, fatty liver, or pancreatitis.

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Cholesterol Drugs

Watch this slideshow to learn cholesterol basics, drug classes, and available drugs along with their benefits and side effects.

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Carotid Arteries Disease

View an Illustration of carotid arteries disease and see more medical anatomy and illustrations.

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A - Z List of Cholesterol Topics

Alphabetized listing of articles related to Cholesterol