Cholesterol is a thick substance that the body needs to make hormones, help digestion, build cell walls, and make vitamin D. But too much of this substance can be harmful to your health. As total cholesterol and triglyceride levels rise, plaque starts to build up in the blood vessels and arteries. This puts stress on the circulatory system and raises the risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke. Read this exclusive conversation with Dr. Robert Pilchik of Manhattan Cardiology via Fox News. He gives six tips on how to reduce cholesterol for the health of your heart. Read the article.