What Is High Blood Cholesterol?

High Cholesterol

High Cholesterol

(BlackDoctor.org) — Too much cholesterol (ko-LES-ter-ol) in the blood, or high blood cholesterol, can be serious. People with high blood cholesterol have a greater chance of getting heart disease. High blood cholesterol itself does not cause symptoms, so many people are unaware that their cholesterol level is too high.

What Is Cholesterol?

To understand high blood cholesterol, it is important to know more about cholesterol.