What do you know about hyperlipidemia or high cholesterol?

Definition of hyperlipidemia:

First of all you have to know about that what is lipid and how it affects our body; lipid means fatty blood or you can say it fats in the blood and it affects our body when its quantity or level grows above to the normal level or a level needed according to our body. Hyperlipidemia means “high lipid level” and it consists on many conditions and types but usually it referred to high cholesterol.

Normally our arteries are very smooth and free in our body but as our age grows, a substance which is sticky and known as plaque; produces in the walls of our arteries which narrow or thin and harden our arteries by which flow of blood in our body is reduces.


Symptoms of Hyperlipidemia:

This disease does not create or leave any symptom by itself but, yes you can detect it by a simple test.

Causes of Hyperlipidemia:

  • Genetically disorder.
  • Fast food, junk food and processed meat.
  • Poor diet.
  • Excessive drinking of alcohol. (rare cases)
  • Obesity.
  • Side effects of medications. (rare cases)

Diagnosis of Hyperlipidemia:

  • Blood test.
  • Cholesterol Test.


  • Ideal diet.
  • Balanced Weight (not so low or so high).
  • Involve yourself in physical activities.
  • Quit Smoking.
  • Use medicines or drugs according to doctor’s advice.


These things will help your to control Hyperlipidemia or high cholesterol.

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