Genetically inherited high cholesterol increases long-term risks of coronary heart disease, stroke

Posted by on June 29, 2016 8:59 pm
Categories: health

People who inherit a genetic disorder from one of their parents that results in high cholesterol may be five times more likely to develop coronary heart disease. These patients also may be more likely to have hardening of the arteries, including an accelerated onset of coronary heart disease by up to 30 years.

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