Flashcards in Cholesterol quiz Deck (7)
What are the 2 ways in which you get cholesterol
1. Your body makes it
2.you eat it
What is the build up on the artery walls called
High Density Lipoprotein - hdl
The healthy or good cholesterol.
You want a high amount of HDL.
Low density lipoprotein ldl
The lousy or bad cholesterol.
You want a low amount of LDL.
Blocked blood vessels in the brain can cause what?
Blocked blood vessels in the coronary arteries can cause what?
A heart attack.