High Cholesterol

This information is useful for adults and older adults
A doctor checks the blood pressure of a patient who may have high cholesterol.

Quarter pound burgers, French fries, deep-fried chicken … our modern diets are often high in unhealthy fats. Our accessibility to extra fats through food has led to a spike in high cholesterol, which is an unusually high level of fats in the blood. While high cholesterol can lead to potentially life-threatening conditions such as heart attack and stroke, it can also be easily managed through diet, exercise, and medication.