According to the health body, your GP might suggest having a test if they think your cholesterol level could be high.
“This may be because of your age, weight or another condition you have (like high blood pressure or diabetes),” it notes.
How to lower high cholesterol
You can lower high cholesterol levels naturally by making healthy lifestyle decisions.
There are several foods which are not just part of a healthy diet, they can actively help to lower your cholesterol too.