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Cholesterol: What is Lipoprotein(a) or Lp(a)?

Lp(a), pronounced "L-P little A" is like LDL cholesterol, but stickier, which can speed up narrowing of your arteries. If you have too much Lp(a), you have a higher chance of clogged arteries, heart attack, stroke, and heart valve problems.

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  • Last Edited February 08, 2023

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