Menopause and cholesterol
" I have just gone through menopause, and my physician prescribed me a test to assess my lipid profile. Is there a connection? "
Indeed. After women go through menopause, their bad cholesterol levels tend to increase.2
Monitor cholesterol as early as possible
" I am 25 years old. Should I have my cholesterol checked? "
Cholesterol level checks should begin when you are young, since clogging of the arteries is a progressive process that takes many years.2