High Cholesterol Risk Factors
Certain health conditions, your lifestyle, and your family history can increase your risk for high cholesterol. These are called risk factors.
Some of these risk factors can’t be controlled, like your age or your family history. But you can take steps to lower your risk for high cholesterol by changing things you can control.
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- Page last reviewed: March 16, 2015
- Page last updated: March 16, 2015
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