Cholesterol What is the link between cholesterol and high blood pressure? Share Pin Email Cholesterol Related Conditions Basics Medications Natural Treatments Diet and Meal Plans Types Getting Tested Exercise and Cholesterol Updated April 06, 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 What are the Complications of High Cholesterol? Up Next Video What are the Symptoms of High Cholesterol? Up Next Video What is the link between family history and high cholesterol? Up Next Video When and How Often Should I Get My Cholesterol Checked?