High Cholesterol Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of High Cholesterol? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have High Cholesterol.

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Symptoms of High Cholesterol


The condition itself will rarely cause any symptoms. If not treated, it often leads to Atherosclerosis. This is a dangerous hardening of the arteries. It can end up blocking blood flow through arteries. In severe cases, this may result in:

If you have an inherited form of high cholesterol, cholesterol deposits in the:

  • Tendons
  • Under the eyes
  • Around the cornea

Atherosclerosis

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What It Is
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High Cholesterol Causes
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High Cholesterol Risk Factors
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High Cholesterol Diagnosis
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High Cholesterol Symptoms
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Screening for High Cholesterol
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High Cholesterol Prevention
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