A 45-year-old member asked:
Could high cholesterol be all cured?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Cardiology 51 years experience
High cholesterol : High cholesterol can be treated effectively but not really 'cured'. The effective steps to control it need to be continued for life.
5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 50-year-old member asked:
What is a high cholesterol?
7 doctor answers • 16 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 60 years experience
High cholesterol: High cholesterol usually refers to the amount of cholesterol found in a persons blood, and can be measured by laboratory tests. When cholesterol measurement is above the normal range for that individual then it is generally called high cholesterol. Interpretation of the meaning of high levels in the blood requires a physician consultation and other testing to determine any health risk.
6.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jul 29, 2016
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.