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Cholesterol levels and tendon pain may be related

(Reuters Health) – People with unhealthy blood cholesterol levels are more likely to have tendon pain or altered tendon structure, according to a new review.

Cholesterol is essential for life, but too much in the blood increases the risk for cardiovascular disease and may also be linked to musculoskeletal problems, such as tendon injuries, said coauthor James E. Gaida of the University of Canberra and Monash University in Australia.

Source: Reuters

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