Doctors for Hypercholesterolemia in Belavanki, Hubli-Dharwad
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Hypercholesterolemia, also known as Dyslipidemia, is a condition characterized by very high levels of cholesterol in the blood. Hypercholesterolemia is a result of genetic as well as environmental factors like diet, stress or obesity. Cholesterol is a fat-like substance which is required by the body to make certain hormones, however, too much cholesterol increases a person’s risk of developing heart disease. While Hypercholesterolemia has no exact symptoms, but its diagnosis is important to start its treatment.
HOW IS HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA DIAGNOSED?
For its diagnosis, a General Physician/Homeopath/Ayurvedic Doctor conducts a physical examination which will help in identifying any types of fatty deposits that have developed in the body. In most of the cases, the doctor examines the blood test to determine the cholesterol levels or genetic test.
HOW IS HYPERCHOLESTEROLEMIA TREATED?
Medications like statins are given for controlling the levels of cholesterol but the focus is on long term management. Hence an active lifestyle is suggested along with doing exercises, eating healthy and moving away from junk food and processed food forms.
DID YOU KNOW?
One can prevent high cholesterol by staying on a healthy diet and exercising daily. Avoid processed foods, especially those that contain saturated fats. Instead eat more fresh fruits and vegetables, whole-grain breads and cereals, and low-fat dairy products.