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If somebody has blocked arteries did they have high cholesterol?
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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
In brief: Could
But many factors can lead to vascular disease.

In brief: Could
But many factors can lead to vascular disease.
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Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Not necessarily
High cholesterol is only one risk factor. Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, genetics, and age are other factors.
Low HDL cholesterol (another risk factor) can be present even if total cholesterol is normal. Some people just have bad luck too.

In brief: Not necessarily
High cholesterol is only one risk factor. Smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, genetics, and age are other factors.
Low HDL cholesterol (another risk factor) can be present even if total cholesterol is normal. Some people just have bad luck too.
Dr. Bennett Werner
Dr. Bennett Werner
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