When you have high cholesterol, your body may have too much bad cholesterol. This can lead to buildup on your artery walls. Cholesterol buildup can harden to form plaque.A process called ATHEROSCLEROSIS. Arteries become narrow, making it difficult for blood to flow through them. High Cholesterol doesn't have any symptoms, so a blood test is the only way to check it. TOTAL CHOLESTEROL-a combination of different types of cholesterol, including HDL and LDL. HDL called the "good" cholesterol because it helps the body get rid of extra "bad" cholesterol. LDL called the "bad" cholesterol because when you have too much, it can build up in your artery walls and form plaque. Triglycerides is a type of fat that is stored in your body's fat cells.
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