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Is Hdl-Cholesterol Really Protective Against Heart Disease?

Is Hdl-Cholesterol Really Protective Against Heart Disease?

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The risk of heart disease goes up in women after menopause. One factor previously thought to be protective is having a high HDL-cholesterol, the good form of cholesterol that supposedly removes plaque from the inside of arteries – but more recent research calls this idea into question, especially in women. Find out why a high HDL-cholesterol may not be as protective as previously thought.