Harvard Heart Letter

Low LDL and stroke: A closer look

When it comes to understanding this link, the devil is in the details. When we talk about LDL cholesterol, itís always described as bad or harmful ó and with good reason. High blood levels of this artery-clogging substance boost the risk of heart disease, the nationís leading cause of death. The more you can lower your LDL cholesterol (through diet, exercise, or medications), the lower your risk of a heart attack. For heart attack…

To continue reading this article you must be registered.

Get Licensed Content to Harvard Health

If you are interested in licensing content from Harvard Health Publications, please contact us using our online form. Our licensing and business development professionals will help you leverage consumer health content from Harvard Medical School as a clear differentiator in helping achieve your business goals.

Contact Us

Customer Log In