HTW #84: September is National Cholesterol Education Month! High cholesterol can cause deposits, or plaque, to form inside the arteries and block blood flow, increasing the risk of a heart attack and stroke. People older than 20 should get a cholesterol test at least once every 5 years.
For tips to lower your cholesterol, check out the link under "Related Stuff" on the side bar, and also:
- What you need to know about High Blood Cholesterol (National Instiute of Health)
- Tips to Lower Your Cholesterol