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The answer is no. Having elevated cholesterol for a year or so will not cause atherosclerosis. That’s the medical term for clogged arteries. We look at LDL cholesterol and Apo A and Apo B. These types of cholesterol have to be elevated for many many years to clog the arteries.
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