High blood cholesterol is a major health problem for many people. It relates in particular to the human body’s major organ, the heart, and is implicit in the many facets of heart disease. To assist in the knowledge and prevention of how high blood cholesterol contributes to the shaping of heart attacks, strokes and even high blood pressure, this book details the factors of how diet, exercise, heredity and body weight in addition to age, stress and additional ailments a person may have play different roles in the creation of heart disease. This book presents a non-technical description of this major ailment along with a selective in-depth bibliography of use to individuals seeking important information on this disease. Easy access is provided by author, title and subject indexes.