High Cholesterol - What Increases Your Risk

Some things that increase your risk for high cholesterol are things you can change, but some are not. It's important to lower your risk as much as possible.

Things you can change include:

Each of these things can raise your LDL, lower your HDL, or both.

Things you cannot change include:

For more information, see Cause.

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