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A 21-year-old male asked:

I'm 21 years old and i have a very normal weight, but tests showed that i have a high blood cholesterol level, is it a normal thing? and what can i do

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Dr. Clifton Schermerhorn
41 years experience
Seeyour Family Doc: Blood lipid levels can be a function of both genetic and environmental factors. Some people are genetically pre-disposed to elevated lipid levels, while others are just taking in too many lipids. It is best to talk with your family doc about this to determine cause and treatment.
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Last updated Feb 23, 2014

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