Why You Should Care About Lp(a)

High levels of this lesser-known blood cholesterol particle could warn of heart troubles ahead

Lp(a) Cholesterol
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You probably know about the need to lower “bad” LDL (low-density lipoprotein) cholesterol to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, which includes heart attacks and stroke. But there’s another important lipoprotein, called lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), that you may not be familiar with. It too is a significant indicator of risk, though relatively few people are […]