Posted By Jennifer Casseday-Blair on 2016 Jul 21 - 5:07pm

While some situations become serious enough that medication is necessary in treating high cholesterol, most cases can be improved with simple lifestyle changes.

Medication can work quickly to drive “bad” cholesterol (low-density lipoproteins) way down, but the adverse side effects may not be worth it. cholesterol 1. a waxy substance produced and released into the bloodstream by cells in the liver. The body uses cholesterol to form cell...