The dangers of having low cholesterol
We know now that cholesterol is essential for life in humans and all other animals. So, isn't it conceivable that if cholesterol isn't available in sufficient quantity, that deficiency could have catastrophic effects?
It has! The following pages demonstrate the harm that can occur when your cholesterol is too low. And 'too low' is higher than you might think. Check out the figures used in the studies quoted: If you are over 50 years of age, for example, the so-called 'healthy' level of 5.2 mmol/l (200 mg/dl) may well be on the low side.