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1

What are the 2 ways in which you get cholesterol

1. Your body makes it
2.you eat it

2

What is the build up on the artery walls called

Plaque

3

High Density Lipoprotein - hdl

The healthy or good cholesterol.
You want a high amount of HDL.

4

Low density lipoprotein ldl

The lousy or bad cholesterol.
You want a low amount of LDL.

5

Blocked blood vessels in the brain can cause what?

A stroke.

6

Blocked blood vessels in the coronary arteries can cause what?

A heart attack.

7

What is cholesterol

Fat in the blood