Apr 18 2010

What is LDL cholesterol or bad cholesterol?

Category: Health & Beauty

Answer:

LDL cholesterol is the so called bad cholesterol that circulates in the blood. As it increases, it will often narrow the artery walls and create a less flexible structure. This condition is also known as atherosclerosis and can lead to heart attack or stroke if clots form and block these narrowed arteries. Target LDL levels is should be below 100 mg/dL.


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