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High Cholesterol and Children

high cholesterol in children

Heart disease doesn’t just happen overnight. There is an increasing problem with high cholesterol and children, along with very convincing evidence that heart disease begins in childhood. The buildup of fatty plaque in your arteries may have started when you were a child and is progressing slowly as you age. This is known as the… [Read the Rest]

Cholesterol Checks Should Start in Childhood

If you are a parent concerned about the health of your child, you may have wondered when your child should start having her cholesterol checked. Unfortunately, research is revealing that cardiovascular diseases have their start in childhood. These findings have resulted in new guidelines for cholesterol checking… New Guidelines Urge Cholesterol Check for All Kids… [Read the Rest]