LDL Cholesterol: The Bad Cholesterol
WebMD explains LDL -- or "bad" -- cholesterol and how it affects your arteries and risk for heart disease.
How High Cholesterol Leads to Atherosclerosis
High cholesterol levels lead to clogged arteries, which can ultimately lead to heart disease. WebMD explains how cholesterol levels - both good and bad - raise the risk of heart attacks and strokes.
Your Heart-Healthy Grocery Shopping List
This heart-healthy kitchen essentials guide may help you lower your cholesterol.
What Is Borderline Cholesterol?
Have you been told that you have "borderline" cholesterol? Find out what that means and what you should do about it.
6 Cooking Oils Explained: What to Use, What to Avoid
When you have hypertension, which oils should you make part of your cooking routine?
4 Sneaky Ingredients in Your Food
How to spot unhealthy ingredients on food labels.
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Peripheral vascular disease is any disease or disorder of the circulatory system outside of the brain and heart.
Plant-Based Diet for Heart Health
For a healthy heart, add plants to your diet. Learn how to get started.
Lower Cholesterol to Reduce Heart Disease Risk
Learn about the links between cholesterol and heart disease.
Understanding Cholesterol Numbers
WebMD helps you make sense of your cholesterol level numbers, including LDL, HDL, and triglycerides.