Familial Hypercholesterolaemia - Your quick guide


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Familial Hypercholesterolaemia - Your quick guide

This free download explains familial hypercholesterolaemia - or FH - a condition that runs in families and leads to very high cholesterol levels.

Answering your questions

  • What is familial hypercholesterolaemia?
  • Why is FH such a problem?
  • Why do people get FH?
  • How is FH diagnosed?
  • What tests will I need?
  • What are the physical signs of FH?
  • Can I take any medicines for FH?
  • Are there any other treatments for FH?
  • Is there a cure for FH?
  • How might it affect my day-to-day life?

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16 pages | English