Even If I Have No Family History Of High Cholesterol, How Often Should I Have My Cholesterol Measured?

Question: Even if I have no family history of high cholesterol, how often should I have my cholesterol measured?

Answer: Every adult over age 20 should have their cholesterol measured once every five years. And then, if the cholesterol level is high, your physician may want you to have it measured more often, but at a minimum, once every five years.

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