Cholesterol and Cardiovascular
High Cholesterol - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments
Having high cholesterol can increase your risk of heart and circulatory diseases such as heart attack, stroke and vascular dementia.
All fats are high in calories, so it’s important to bear this in mind if you are watching your weight. In terms of your heart, it’s important to think about the type of fat you are eating.
How to Lower your Cholesterol
Eating a healthy diet and doing regular exercise can help lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.
Website: NHS: Lower your cholesterol
What is Cardiovascular Disease?
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a general term for conditions affecting the heart or blood vessels.
Website: NHS: Cardiovascular diseases
What is your Cardiovascular Risk?
If you already have a cardiovascular disease or diabetes then your risk does not need to be assessed because you are already in the high-risk group.