High Cholesterol – Know Its Symptoms!
By Dr Kewal Krishan , Cardiology
Cholesterol is a slick piece that is naturally constructed by a liver and is customarily contained in a fats of a blood. Although cholesterol is essential for a singularity of vitamin D, dungeon membranes and certain hormones, nonetheless increasing cholesterol count can worsen chances of heart diseases.
Symptoms and Complications of High Cholesterol:
High cholesterol is a wordless condition that does not vaunt many symptoms. But but timely checkup, cholesterol can amass on a walls of your arteries, clogging blood upsurge and causing chest pain, heart conflict and stroke.
Factors that trigger your cholesterol turn high are:
- Consumption of diseased dishes abounding in cholesterol, trans- fats and jam-packed fats can boost cholesterol levels.
- A physique mass index above 30 can be demonstrative of high cholesterol levels.
- Regular exercises encourage a body’s High-density lipoprotein (HDL) or “good cholesterol” levels, while diluting a effects of Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or “Bad cholesterol”.
- Smoking harms a walls of a blood vessels and increases fat deposition. Besides, smoking can move down a “good cholesterol” count.
- High blood sugarine levels or diabetes can repairs a arterial lining.
- Genetic factors, kidney ailments and hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid gland) minister to high cholesterol count.
- Committing to a healthy diet (that includes low intake of jam-packed and trans-fats and high intake of omega-3 greasy acids) and exercises can reduce and stabilise high cholesterol levels.
- Medications are also administered that impede serve cholesterol prolongation by a liver. Such drugs embody atorvastatin, fluvastatin, rosuvastatin and simvastatin. Other drugs embody niacin, bile poison resins such as colesevelam, colestipol and cholestyramine and cholesterol fullness inhibitors such as ezetimibe.
- Nutritional and herbal supplements can also assistance in this regard.
- Consult a dilettante who would assist we in handling high cholesterol levels, for example: cardiologists, nutritionists and dieticians, lipidologists, physiologists and endocrinologists.