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Women and Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Familial hypercholesterolemia is an inherited disorder that leads to aggressive and premature cardiovascular disease. With this series of podcasts, we will learn really what FH is, how to manage it, FH and children, and women.


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Familial Hypercholesterolemia, FH for short. It is an inherited disorder that leads to aggressive and premature cardiovascular disease. In FH patients, genetic mutations makes the liver incapable of metabolizing (or removing) excess LDL (the bad kind of cholesterol). This includes problems like heart attacks, strokes, and even narrowing of our heart valves.  With this series of podcasts we will learn really what FH is, how to manage it, FH and children, and women.