Cholesterol Basics Do Women Need to Worry About High Cholesterol? Share Pin Email More in Cholesterol Basics Medications Natural Treatments Diet and Meal Plans Types Getting Tested Related Conditions Exercise and Cholesterol Updated April 06, 2016 Women are also at risk for high cholesterol. Your hormones and age are factors to your cholesterol level. Watch our video to learn how a high cholesterol can affect a woman's body. Up Next Up Next Video What are the Symptoms of High Cholesterol? Up Next Video What is the "Good Cholesterol" ie: HDL? Up Next Video What is the link between family history and high cholesterol? Up Next Video What are the different cholesterol numbers I should know (TC, LDL, HDL, TG)?