Familial hypercholesterolemia is a condition passed down through families in which a person has high levels of "bad" cholesterol (low density lipoprotein, or LDL) beginning at birth. The condition can cause heart attacks at an early age. See also:...
- Genetic Predisposition to Disease
- Family history of disorder
- Family History of premature heart attacks
Learn how familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) is a genetic disorder characterized by high levels of cholesterol.