Hypercholesterolemia is a medical condition which is characterized by high cholesterol levels in blood. This condition is also referred to as dyslipidemia. Hypercholesterolemia may be caused by fatty diet, inherited or obesity. Symptoms of Hypercholesterolemia are:
• Fatty skin deposits
• Cholesterol deposits on eyelids
• Chest pain
• Sores that do not heal
• Sudden stroke symptoms like speaking trouble and drooping on one side of face
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?
Hypercholesterolemia is generally treated with proper diet control and medication, and in most of the cases, a combination of both is needed to reduce cholesterol successfully.
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.