What does a cholesterol test actually measure?

During a physical exam, your doctor may recommend cholesterol and triglycerides tests. These tests measure lipids—fats and fatty substances your body uses for energy. Lipids are stored inhigh cholesterol your blood and tissues. High lipid levels may mean you’re at higher risk of experiencing a heart attack or stroke. Learn more about these blood tests here.

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