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What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol/Lipid is a waxy substance produced by the body and is necessary for daily cell metabolism. It’s not inherently “bad.” But too much cholesterol can lead to a disease. Excess of cholesterol is termed as hyperlipidemia.

Normal levels of Cholesterol

  1. Total Cholesterol (<170 mg/dL)
  2. Non-HDL (<120 mg/dL)
  3. LDL (<100 mg/dL)
  4. HDL (>45 mg/dL)
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What is good cholesterol?

High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is “good” cholesterol because it removes other forms of bad cholesterol from your bloodstream and lower the risk of heart disease

What is bad cholesterol?

LDL cholesterol is “bad” cholesterol because it leads to fatty buildups in arteries leading to atherosclerosis, stroke, and heart attack

Symptoms of cholesterol

High cholesterol has no symptoms. A blood test is the only way to detect it.

Treatment of Cholesterol

  1. Atorvastatin
  2. Simvastatin
  3. Healthy lifestyle
  4. Bile-Acid-binding resins
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Atherosclerosis 

Atherosclerosis is a buildup or accumulation of fats and cholesterol in artery walls (plaque) leading to resistance in the blood flow and can lead to heart problem. For consultation contact at 0300 943 493 0