The providers at PHC Internal Medicine & Weight Management help patients understand and control hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol). While cholesterol is important for body function in producing cell membranes, hormones, and sometimes fat digestion, too much cholesterol can lead to a heart conditions such as coronary artery disease, stroke or other cardiovascular diseases.

Treatment for this condition is usually a change in lifestyle with healthier food choices, physical activity and may include incorporating cholesterol-reducing medicines to aid the body in processing cholesterol.

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