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Day: June 9, 2020

LDL and HDL Cholesterol: “Bad” and “Good” Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a fat-like material that provides a structure for a body’s cells. A person’s liver makes most of the cholesterol a body needs, but a person can also get some from foods. Too much can cause a sticky substance (plaque) to build up in blood vessels. This plaque can block blood vessels and cause heart attacks and strokes. But I feel okay. Most people with high cholesterol feel healthy and don’t have symptoms. The only way to levels are high is to have cholesterol levels checked. Cholesterol is checked… Read more LDL and HDL Cholesterol: “Bad” and “Good” Cholesterol