Cholesterol Highs and Lows

There is a reason why doctors may harp a little less about your cholesterol than they did before 2013.

Heart Health Awareness

The American Heart Association recommends all adults age 20 or older have their choles­terol, and other traditional risk factors, checked every five years. Cholesterol is a waxy arterial buildup that hinders blood flow. As published on Medscape (login), guide­lines for the detection, evalua­tion, and treat­ment of elevated choles­terol were released in November 2013. See table below.

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December 03, 2018 by Kevin Williams

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