Dixie Regional Medical Center

(435) 251-1000Map1380 East Medical Center DriveSt. George, UT 84790

High Cholesterol

Heart & Vascular Services

(435) 251-1900

Definition

Too much cholesterol in the blood, or high blood cholesterol. Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all cells of the body. The body needs some cholesterol to work the right way. However, too much can cholesterol, can be serious. People with high blood cholesterol have a greater chance of getting heart disease.

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