How to lower cholesterol
High cholesterol levels increase your risk of heart disease and stroke - here's how you can help lower the level of cholesterol in your blood.
What is cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance made by your body and also found in food. It is needed for good health, but too much can increase your risk of heart disease.
Statins are medicines used to lower cholesterol. They are recommended for people who are at risk of cardiovascular disease. Find out more about how statins work and read our trusted partner pages.