Cholesterol level concerns?
Cholesterol level concerns?

Concerned about your cholesterol levels?  Is there is a history of heart disease in your family? Contact us or download our cholesterol fact sheets.

Concerned about statins?

If you have concerns about statins, please contact our Cholesterol Helpline or download our statins factsheet.

You can also visit our page on side effects or our popular Q and A's.

Our Cholesterol Helpline 0345 450 5988

Are you looking for free, impartial, friendly and informative advice on:

Then why not contact our Cholesterol Helpline for advice from specialist cardiac nurses and dietitians? Whether your call is about yourself or someone you care about, we're here to help you.

By Phone 0345 450 5988

Monday to Friday 10am – 3pm
Answer phone outside these hours and when our lines are busy   
Dietetic advice is also available in Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi on Tuesdays

Calls to our 0345 helpline costs no more than calls to geographic (01 and 02) numbers and must be included in inclusive minutes on mobile phones and discount schemes.  Calls from landlines are typically charged between 2p and 10p per minute while calls from mobiles typically cost between 10p and 40p per minute.  Calls from landlines and mobiles to 0345 numbers are included in free call packages.

By Email

For when you would prefer to have your questions answered by email

By Letter

Write to us at the following address:

HEART UK Cholesterol Helpline
7 North Road
SL6 1PE  

Expert Impartial Advice

Our friendly Cholesterol Helpline dietitians and cardiac nurses provide free factsheets and more advice on:

The silent killer

Most people don’t know they have raised cholesterol. There are no clear symptoms. For some, the first sign might be a heart attack.

Fact sheets
Fact sheets

HEART UK has produced a range of diet and medical fact sheets for you to use and refer to.

Clogged artery animation

Excess blood cholesterol becomes stuck in the linings of an artery, eventually the artery narrows.

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