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5 Smart Ways to Lower Cholesterol

Friday, August 03, 2018 10:02 AM

Cholesterol is a waxy substance found in the fats in your blood. While your body needs some cholesterol to build healthy cells, high cholesterol leads to artery blockages and increases your risk for heart attack and stroke. Though high cholesterol can be inherited, it is often the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices and can be prevented. The experts at NorthShore University HealthSystem share tips in the latest infographic to help you go low.