Sentence Examples


  • These sources of dietary fiber can help reduce your cholesterol and help prevent cardiovascular disease, as outlined by a 2010 study by Pennsylvania State University (Current Atherosclerosis Reports. 2010 Nov;12(6):368-376).
  • There is strong evidence in numerous research studies, however, that a family history of high cholesterol, atherosclerosis, heart attack, or stroke increases the risk of a child developing high cholesterol levels.
  • Deficiency can lead to convulsions, vision and hearing problems, muscle contractions, tooth-grinding and other problems in children; and atherosclerosis, heart disease, and hypertension in older adults.
  • Specific risk factors include a family history of high cholesterol, obesity, coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis), stroke, alcoholism, diabetes, high blood pressure, and lack of regular exercise.
  • Although obesity, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, atherosclerosis, and smoking are common stroke risk factors in adults, they rarely contribute to stroke risk in children.