High HDL Outlook
What to expect with high cholesterol:
- High cholesterol can be treated successfully with dietary changes and medication.
- Although treatment will not reverse damage to the arteries, it can prevent worsening damage to the arteries.
- In general, a 1 percent reduction in blood cholesterol can result in a 2 percent reduction in coronary artery disease.
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