Doctors for Hyperlipidaemia in Median Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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Hyperlipidaemia is an abnormal increase in the levels of fats (lipids), including cholesterol,in the blood. This may be of dietary origin or may be due to PANCREATITIS or bile system disorder or may be a dangerous familial disorder of dominant inheritance. Most people with familial hyperlipidaemia develop serious coronary artery disease before the age of 50.
HOW IS HYPERLIPIDAEMIA DIAGNOSED?
Hyperlipidaemia can be diagnosed by a blood test. If it is inherited a physical exam could show fatty deposits in the eyelids, hard nodules in the knuckles and heel and a white or grey ring in the eyes.
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?
This disorder is quite common and can be inherited.