Familial Hypercholesterolemia Day

Today is Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) Day. That sure is a mouthful, but what is it? In that nutshell, this an inherited high cholesterol disorder. Are you a person that exercises and watches what you eat, but your cholesterol doesn’t budge? Well, this could be you! Learn more about FH from thefhfoundation.org – this website is full of great information. FH can be managed through medication, but if left untreated, can lead to atherosclerosis, coronary heart disease and even death. Make an appointment today with your NWOPCP provider and have cholesterol your checked – your life may depend on it!

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