Doctors for Hyperlipidaemia in Anand Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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The presence of high amount of fat in the blood or high cholesterol or triglyceride measurements is known as hyperlipidaemia. Hyperlipidaemia is a common disorder and is a known risk factor for heart disease and strokes.
HOW IS HYPERLIPIDAEMIA DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Hyperlipidaemia may be done through a blood test. General physicians order for a lipid profile test for determining the HDL, LDL and triglyceride levels in blood. This test is done on fasting, meaning 9-12 hours after consumption of solid food.
HOW IS HYPERLIPIDAEMIA TREATED?
Treatment for this disease is based on the type of Hyperlipidaemia one has. Like for type II, there is dietary modification suggested but for other types one has to take statins (HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors). In some cases, fibrates are given to reduce risks of myopathy and rhabdomyolysis. There can also be a combination of both given.
DID YOU KNOW?
Though it is not a life-threatening disease, when not treated on time or allowed to get worse, this problem may lead to acute cardiovascular diseases.