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 21, 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 Understanding your High Cholesterol Diagnosis Up Next Video What are the different cholesterol numbers I should know (TC, LDL, HDL, TG)? Up Next Video What to Know About Home Cholesterol Testing Kits Up Next Video Can I Have High Cholesterol if I am Thin?