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Risk factors of high Cholesterol

High cholesterol

You’re more likely to have high cholesterol that can lead to heart disease if you have any of these risk factors: Smoking. Cigarette smoking damages the walls of your blood vessels, making them likely to accumulate fatty deposits. Smoking may also lower your level of HDL, or “good,” cholesterol. Obesity. Having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater ...

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