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A 50-year-old member asked:

Could normal cholesterol in blood indicate your arteries are healthy?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Arteries: The health of arteries depends on many factors, cholesterol is just one factor of many. Its better to have normal cholesterol but it isn't the only variable.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Does normal cholesterol in blood indicate your arteries are healthy? Please, need some answers?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
Nope: It's only 1 of many risk factors.
Last updated Jun 25, 2014


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