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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Glossary of Cholesterol Terms
Here's a glossary of terms associated with high cholesterol.
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.
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Side Effects of Cholesterol-Lowering Statin Drugs
WebMD looks at the common side effects associated with cholesterol-lowering statin drugs including potential warning signs.
Supplement Smarts for Cholesterol and Triglycerides
See which supplements may help high triglycerides and cholesterol and which may be bogus.