Knowing your blood numbers is an important part of understanding your health. A good blood test will show sides of your physiology that you wouldn’t be able to detect on your own, and help you make decisions and changes to your health accordingly. Cholesterol levels are one of the most common tests done for all individuals in routine blood work. However, many people have misunderstandings about cholesterol and what the numbers actually mean. Let’s take a look at just a few of the many common misconceptions about cholesterol.