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High Cholesterol Causes and Symptoms

  • Author Rasyog Ayurveda
  • Released 15.02.2017
  • Category Health
  • Subject High Cholesterol Causes and Symptoms

High Cholesterol Causes :

High cholesterol is not directly related to one factor but a multitude of factors govern if one gets high cholesterol in life. Risk of high cholesterol is amplified with dietary habits that include excess dairy products and saturated fats. Total cholesterol level is the marker that is a sum of high density lipoprotein (HDL), low density lipoprotein (LDL) and very low density cholesterol (VLDL). High cholesterol causes are mainly lifestyle oriented.

Causative factors include :
1. Lack of physical activity
2. Sedentary lifestyle
3. Obesity
4. Diabetes
5. Liver disorders
6. Family history

High cholesterol causes reverse the ratio of bad cholesterol and good cholesterol causing further complications.

High Cholesterol Symptoms :

High cholesterol symptoms are so obscure that often one only gets to know of it via a blood test. Blood cholesterol level is an indicator about the severity of the condition.

Symptoms are :
1. Retrosternal chest pain
2. Difficulty in breathing
3. Difficulty walking
4. High blood pressure

Risk of heart disease is amplified by the morbidly high level of cholesterol. There is an associated high risk of heart attacks in patients with history of high cholesterol symptoms.