Familial hypercholesterolaemia Familial hypercholesterolaemia is an inherited (genetic) condition in which affected members of a family have high levels of LDL cholesterol ( bad cholesterol ) in their blood.
Fats in the bloodstream There are two main types of fats in the blood: cholesterol and triglycerides. Too much of either type can cause problems.
Heart health A healthy heart can help to ensure a long, full life. Learn how you can improve your heart health through dieting, exercising and giving up smoking.
High cholesterol in children High cholesterol levels in children can be due to certain eating patterns and genetic factors. Find out about testing and treatment.
Metabolic syndrome Metabolic syndrome is a condition that increases your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. Lifestyle changes are the first step in its treatment.
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