Talk to your doctor if you are concerned about your cholesterol levels or have a history of heart attacks in family members, especially if you have family members who experienced heart attacks at a young age. Your doctor will be able to advise you on the best way to minimize your risk of heart problems.

FH During Pregnancy

FH and Pregnancy

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Oh, how sweet are the joys of motherhood! The pitter patter of little feet, those curious eyes looking up at you from loving arms, and the sheer wonder of watching your bundle of joy grow into a strong young adult in your very likeness. Taking on the role of mother is something many women dream of, but … Read More

Medical Non-Care

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Blog Post from My Journey with Familial Hypercholesterolemia and Heart Disease

How doctors’ offices screw up …

I have spent almost my entire life in doctors’ offices. Ever since I was 8 and I was diagnosed with FH, I have felt like everyone’s Guinea pig. As I have grown … Read More

Family Screening for FH


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