High blood cholesterol is a condition in which you have too much cholesterol in your blood. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all cells of the body. By itself, high blood cholesterol usually has no signs or symptoms. Thus, many people don’t know that their cholesterol levels are too high. People who have high blood cholesterol have a greater chance of getting coronary heart disease, also called coronary artery disease.
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