Dysfunctional Cholesterol Can Impact Your Heart Health

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By Molly Clifton

There’s good cholesterol, bad cholesterol and a new study says there’s also dysfunctional cholesterol.

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic say good cholesterol called HDL helps protect the heart.

However, in some cases, a protein in HDL can turn bad and start hardening the arteries.

Doctors say patients with higher levels of this dysfunctonal cholesterol also have a higher risk of heart attack.

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