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  1. Drugs to Treat Atherosclerosis

    Common drugs, such as statins and aspirin, may slow the effects of atherosclerosis. Find out more, including information about medications to fight high blood pressure and prevent blood clots.

  2. Tips for Taking Cholesterol Medications

    When you are taking high cholesterol medications, it is important to follow your health care professional's recommendations carefully. Here are some tips.

  3. Finding the Ideal Cholesterol Ratio

    WebMD explains what cholesterol ratio means and gives guidelines for reaching the ideal ratio. Learn how HDL, LDL, total cholesterol, triglycerides, and heart disease are linked.

  4. High Cholesterol Risk Factors

    There are several factors that contribute to high cholesterol -- some are controllable while others are not. Learn about high cholesterol risk factors.

  5. Cholesterol and Artery Plaque Buildup

    WebMD explains how cholesterol is tied to plaque buildup in the arteries and the medical risks associated with both. Learn how to manage your cholesterol and slow plaque buildup.

  6. Glossary of Cholesterol Terms

    Here's a glossary of terms associated with high cholesterol.

  7. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Heart Failure

    If you've been diagnosed with heart failure, you might want to ask your doctor these questions.

  8. Myocarditis

    WebMD provides myocarditis information including symptoms, causes, treatments, types, and complications.

  9. Side Effects of Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs

    WebMD looks at the common side effects associated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs including potential warning signs.

  10. Supplement Smarts for Cholesterol and Triglycerides

    See which supplements may help high triglycerides and cholesterol and which may be bogus.

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