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If somebody has blocked arteries do they always or almost always have high cholesterol?

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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: NO-only 1/2 the time

Actually, half the people with serious cardiovascular disease do not have high cholesterol and many with very high cholesterol do not develop heart disease which is why i can say with confidence that cholesterol does not cause heart disease! see http://www.
Cbn.Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease.

In brief: NO-only 1/2 the time

Actually, half the people with serious cardiovascular disease do not have high cholesterol and many with very high cholesterol do not develop heart disease which is why i can say with confidence that cholesterol does not cause heart disease! see http://www.
Cbn.Com/cbnnews/healthscience/2012/october/cholesterol-myth-what-really-causes-heart-disease.
Dr. Randy Baker
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Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes and No

They usually have elevated cholesterol but we have seen some patients with blocked arteries without and elevated cholesterol.

In brief: Yes and No

They usually have elevated cholesterol but we have seen some patients with blocked arteries without and elevated cholesterol.
Dr. John Cheng
Dr. John Cheng
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