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Is it possible for your HDL cholesterol to be too high and cause some heart or arteries problem?

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Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

As far as we know, HDL protects your arteries from damage.

In brief: No

As far as we know, HDL protects your arteries from damage.
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: HDL

There is more than one kind of hdl.
One that is cardioprotective and one that is relatively neutral in that regard. Noe is proatherogenic.

In brief: HDL

There is more than one kind of hdl.
One that is cardioprotective and one that is relatively neutral in that regard. Noe is proatherogenic.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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Dr. David Fein
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Hdl (high-density lipoprotein) is actually not a cholesterol product at all, but a protein that carries cholesterol away from blood vessels.
There are no studies indicating too high of a level.

In brief: No

Hdl (high-density lipoprotein) is actually not a cholesterol product at all, but a protein that carries cholesterol away from blood vessels.
There are no studies indicating too high of a level.
Dr. David Fein
Dr. David Fein
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