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How can high cholesterol increase your risk of developing heart disease during menopause?

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High cholesterol can contribute to the build-up of plaques that can clog the blood vessels leading to the heart, narrowing them and potentially blocking blood flow to the heart.

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American Heart Association.

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

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American Heart Association.

Reviewed by Kecia Gaither on July 07, 2018

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