Lifestyle Cholesterol Management Topic Guide
Lifestyle Cholesterol Management: Lifestyle cholesterol management is important to lower your risk for heart disease (heart attack, stroke, and peripheral artery disease). Cholesterol management with lifestyle changes such as diet and exercise can effectively lower blood cholesterol levels in some individuals.
High Cholesterol High cholesterol levels can lead to heart disease, stroke, angina, blood clot formation, stroke, peripheral artery disease, and more. Causes of high cholesterol include: heredity, age and sex, stress, and lifestyle choices. Cholesterol levels can be reduced with lifestyle changes and medication if necessary (statins, fibrates, bile acid sequestrants, or niacin).
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