Cholesterol Related Conditions What is the link between cholesterol and high blood pressure? Share Pin Email More in Cholesterol Related Conditions Basics Medications Natural Treatments Diet and Meal Plans Types Getting Tested Exercise and Cholesterol Updated April 21, 2016 Poor cholesterol can lead to high blood pressure. High blood pressure can lead to heart disease and stroke. Learn more about this connection and how to avoid these complications in this video. Up Next Up Next Video Tips for Eating at Restaurants When You Have High Cholesterol Up Next Video What is a Statin? Up Next Video Can I Have High Cholesterol if I am Thin? Up Next Video When and How Often Should I Get My Cholesterol Checked?