A recent study warns that women with low levels of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, sometimes called “bad cholesterol,” may face an increased risk of bleeding stroke.  According to the latest guidelines from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, a person’s levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol should remain under 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) to maintain health.

 

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