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Why is HDL known as the good cholesterol?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Underberg
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Does many things

Hdl removes cholesterol fromlaquesnin the artery wall but also has many other functions.
It is an antioxidant, has anti-inflammatory features and protects the artery wall. It may even play a role in infection, .

In brief: Does many things

Hdl removes cholesterol fromlaquesnin the artery wall but also has many other functions.
It is an antioxidant, has anti-inflammatory features and protects the artery wall. It may even play a role in infection, .
Dr. James Underberg
Dr. James Underberg
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Dr. Mark Stern
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: It's being disposed

If you think of cholesterol as garbage, then the HDL is in the garbage trucks, being carried away from the cells, therefore the more , the better.

In brief: It's being disposed

If you think of cholesterol as garbage, then the HDL is in the garbage trucks, being carried away from the cells, therefore the more , the better.
Dr. Mark Stern
Dr. Mark Stern
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