High Cholesterol

Is high cholesterol serious?

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  • ANiberto Moreno, MD, Surgery, answered on behalf of Baptist Health South Florida

    High cholesterol is very serious because it contributes to the blockage of your arteries. This blockage can lead to heart disease. Heart disease, in turn, is the number one killer in the United States with about half a million people dying from it each year.

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