Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

complications of hyperlipidemia

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Multifactorial: Complications of diabetes are often multifactorial though most are due to uncontrolled high glucose levels, such as kidney disease, eye disorders, neu ... Read More
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Neuropathy: Renal impairment, retinopathy & CAD (independent of cholesterol ).

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Genetics, disease : Diet. Genetics is the main determinant of tendency to develop hyperlipidemia; diet rich in saturated fats, carbohydrates; excessive weight, and some ... Read More
6
6 thanks
Dr. James Underberg
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Many. Causes: There are many causes of high cholesterol- in fact in most folks it is a combination of genetics and lifestyle . Some are born with very high or low c ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Genetics: Poor diet and lack of exercise. You cannot do much about the genetics but a healthy diet, exercise and if indicated a statin or other medications wil ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Risk of diseases: There are different type of hyperlipidemias and each has somewhat different health risks. High cholesterol is associated with atherosclerotic cardiov ... Read More
Dr. Martin Bress
50 years experience Internal Medicine
See below.: Hyperlipidemia refers to elevated cholesterol and/or elevated triglycerides and low HDL (good cholesterol). These abnormalities are important becaus ... Read More
4
4 thanks
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Hyperlipidemia: Hyperlipidemia means you have elevated bad chlesterol and may be elevated triglycerides.With time the bad cholesterol gets deposited in the inner lini ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Hartlaub
34 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many possibilities: There are many lipid tests available, but the strongest evidence indicates that a total cholesterol and an HDL (good cholesterol) is a good start, and ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Depends on type: High cholesterol levels and high LDL levels are associated with atherosclerotic cardio-vascular disease and may produce symptoms of heart attack, hear ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Genetic/Aquired: There are basically three major kinds of Hyperlipidemias 1Familial or Genetic 2Aquired 3Idiopatic They can also be be classified according to which li ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Statins: The only family of medicines that really works is statins. An inexpensive and effective one is simvastatin. I take it myself!
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
See below: You may consult this site for info on this topic: http://www.webmd.com/cholesterol-management/hyperlipidemia-overview#1
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
30 years experience Family Medicine
Depends: If the hyperlipidemia is fairly mild, weight loss, diet and exercise can cure it. If it is severe, particularly if you have a genetic predisposition, ... Read More
5
5 thanks
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Diet exercise & Meds: Treatment is geared to the type of hyperlipidemia. The general modalitie are diet low in saturated fats and carbohydrates, weight loss throug diet an ... Read More
3
3 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month