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High-Risk Cholesterol: Myths vs. Facts?

  1. Certain "super foods" like fatty fish, walnuts, and oatmeal can lower cholesterol levels.
  2. All high cholesterol levels put you at risk for disease.
  3. There are noticeable symptoms of high-risk cholesterol.
  4. You have high risk cholesterol when total cholesterol is above 240 mg/dl.
  5. High-risk cholesterol raises your chances of type 2 diabetes.
  6. High risk cholesterol does not increase your risks of heart attack, and stroke.
  7. High cholesterol can affect blood flow to the penis, causing erectile dysfunction.
  8. You should get your first cholesterol test at age 45.

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