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User's Manual: Your Heart

7 Causes of High Cholesterol

High cholesterol comes from a variety of sources, including your family history and what you eat. Here is a visual journey through the most common causes.
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Do you have high cholesterol?

You're not alone—so do about 100 million other Americans. High cholesterol comes from a variety of sources, including your family history and what you eat. Here is a visual journey through the most common causes.

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