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Is high cholesterol life threatening?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

High cholesterol itself is not life threatening. However, high cholesterol causes arteries to clog, which can lead to heart disease, stroke, and circulatory problems. These conditions can be life threatening.

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