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William Kormos, MD Can HDL (good) cholesterol be too high? Q. I know I need to keep my LDL (bad) cholesterol low and my HDL (good) cholesterol high, but can HDL ever be too high? A. For high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels, it does appear that the higher, the better—at least to a point. But you should also think about how you achieve that level. HDL is known as the…

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