Are You About 20 but Have Really High Cholesterol?

Yes, it happens: People in the 20 something age range can have a cholesterol number of 250, even 300. This would be alarming for a 20-year-old to hear from their doctor. But one number alone, [...]

How Much Worse Is a Total Cholesterol of 1,000 than 500?

Can total cholesterol be SO high, 1,000 vs. 500, that anything higher would not make a difference in how at risk the patient is for a heart attack? What about treatment options; would they differ? [...]