Cholesterol: Cholesterol as a risk factor for other medical conditions.
Introduction: High cholesterol is a serious condition. There are various other conditions for which cholesterol-related conditions are a risk factor. For general information on high cholesterol, see also high cholesterol, complications of high cholesterol, and high cholesterol as a symptom.

Condition count: 14; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor classes: Diseases (134)
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Conditions list: The following list of conditions have 'Cholesterol' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:


  • Age-related macular degeneration ... high cholesterol
  • Atherosclerosis ... high cholesterol


  • Cardiovascular diseases ... high blood cholesterol
  • Cerebral Arteriosclerosis ... high cholesterol
  • Coronary heart disease ... high blood cholesterol


  • Diabetes ... high cholesterol


  • Gallstones ... Cholesterol-lowering drugs


  • Heart attack ... High blood cholesterol
  • Heart block ... high cholesterol diet
  • Heart disease ... High blood cholesterol, High LDL cholesterol, Low HDL cholesterol
  • Heart failure ... high cholesterol levels


  • Stroke ... high blood cholesterol levels


  • Transient Ischemic Attack ... high cholesterol
  • Type 2 diabetes ... high cholesterol

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