Cholesterol When and How Often Should I Get My Cholesterol Checked? Share Pin Email Cholesterol Getting Tested Basics Medications Natural Treatments Diet and Meal Plans Types Related Conditions Exercise and Cholesterol Updated April 06, 2016 Getting your cholesterol checked often will help your health in the long run. We have the facts and recommendations for when you should have your cholesterol checked in our video. Up Next Up Next Video What is the link between family history and high cholesterol? Up Next Video What to Know About Home Cholesterol Testing Kits Up Next Video What are the Symptoms of High Cholesterol? Up Next Video Should You Eat Before a Cholesterol Test?