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What are functions of HDL in your body?

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Dr. Edward Hoffer
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Remove plaque

Total cholesterol is made up of the "bad" LDL and "good" hdl.
The higher the level of hdl, for most people, the lower the risk of developing atherosclerosis. It can though of as the scavenger that removes lipid build-up from arterial walls.

In brief: Remove plaque

Total cholesterol is made up of the "bad" LDL and "good" hdl.
The higher the level of hdl, for most people, the lower the risk of developing atherosclerosis. It can though of as the scavenger that removes lipid build-up from arterial walls.
Dr. Edward Hoffer
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
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In brief: Gobbles up foam cell

Ldl is created by sugars and bad fats they create foam cells and the small particle is like bowling ball damaging vessels with force - HDL gobbles up these cells and brings then to liver to clean arteries up - works as a janitor for arteries.

In brief: Gobbles up foam cell

Ldl is created by sugars and bad fats they create foam cells and the small particle is like bowling ball damaging vessels with force - HDL gobbles up these cells and brings then to liver to clean arteries up - works as a janitor for arteries.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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