Cholesterol Treatments Directory
If you have high cholesterol, your doctor will recommend dietary changes and may also recommend the use of medications to help lower your cholesterol levels. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how cholesterol is treated, what medications may be prescribed, benefits and effects of cholesterol drugs, and much more.
Cholesterol Meds: When You Might Need More Than One
Sometimes, one cholesterol drug just won’t cut it. Learn when you might need more.
Most Common Side Effects of Cholesterol Drugs
There may be times when cholesterol medications make you feel less than your best. Learn how to manage side effects and when to talk to your doctor.
How are cholesterol problems diagnosed and treated?
Learn about the diagnosis and treatment of cholesterol problems.
Take Steps to Lower Cholesterol
You can lower your high cholesterol by changing your daily habits. Ask your doctor what changes you need to make.
Lower Your Cholesterol Fast With These 8 Easy Tips
Living with high cholesterol? Try these 8 easy tips to lower it, fast!
Lower Your Cholesterol Fast With These 11 Easy Tips
Living with high cholesterol? Try these 11 easy tips to lower it, fast!
Soy Protein and Cholesterol: Benefits, Risks, How Much to Eat
What you should know about soy protein and cholesterol. Find out what the research shows and the best sources of soy protein.
How to Cut Down on Drugs for Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Type 2 Diabetes
Learn safe ways to cut down on medications for high blood pressure, cholesterol, and type 2 diabetes.
Are Injectable Cholesterol Drugs Right for You?
Are you a candidate for a new type of cholesterol drug?
How To Manage Bad Cholesterol
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, explains how to get your bad cholesterol under control.
Inactivity Linked to Cholesterol Problems
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, talks about why sedentary people are more at risk for cholesterol problems.
What LDL Level Should I Strive For?
Jonathan Sackner Bernstein, MD, describes LDL cholesterol levels and what you should aim for.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: 16 Tips to Lower Cholesterol and Prevent Heart Disease
Is your "bad" (LDL) level too high? Bring it back down with these tips.
Slideshow: Cholesterol Too High? Drugs That May Help
If diet and exercise changes don’t bring down your high cholesterol, your doctor may want you to start taking a medication. There are many types of drugs you can try.
Slideshow: Foods To Help Lower LDL (‘Bad’) Cholesterol
When you're working on lowering your LDL ("bad") cholesterol, what you eat matters. These foods can help.
Quiz: Test Your Cholesterol Smarts
Take this cholesterol quiz to find out more about LDL, HDL, fats, and statins and how they affect your good and bad cholesterol.
Cholesterol Quiz: What Do Your Numbers Mean?
Do you know which cholesterol test number is most important for your heart? Test your knowledge with this quiz.