Recently I got life insurance and had to have my blood drawn. I was shocked to find out that I had high cholesterol. I am a clean eater so it baffles me as to why my levels are so high. Thus spawning the following research.
What Causes High Cholesterol? According to the Mayo Clinic
There are secondary causes for high cholesterol such as:
Why Should I Care?
In researching this a little more I found this great interactive article 11 Effects of High Cholesterol effects on the Body, by Healthline.
Bad cholesterol or LDL can cause problems in your Circulatory and Digestive System, resulting in possible heart attacks and/or gallstones. Healthline shows high cholesterol levels can manifest in your body in many different ways.
How to Reduce High Cholesterol
Get more active
Get tested yearly.