Blood Cholesterol High? Check Your Bone Density

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BLOOD cholesterol
HYPERCHOLESTEREMIA
LOW density lipoproteins
OSTEOPOROSIS in women
OSTEOPENIA

Abstract:Advises to check the bone density if blood cholesterol level is found to be high. Need to watch out for thinning bones in postmenopausal women with elevated blood levels of "bad" low-density lipoprotein (LDL); Increase in the risk of osteopenia; Likelihood of women with "bad" LDL to be more osteopenic; Alteration of bone metabolism due to LDL; Focus on cholesterol -lowering drugs that improve bone density.

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