A 48-year-old member asked:
Dyslipidemia vs hyperlipidemia, what is the differnence?
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Cardiology 51 years experience
Dys vs hyper: Dys means abnormal. Hyper means 'too much'.
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Family Medicine 57 years experience
Abnormal AND Elevate: Dyslipidemia is a condition that has abnormal concentration of lipids or Lipoproteins in your blood.Abnormal can be higher or lower than normal values.There are two types of Cholesterol in body,one is good cholesterol (HDL)and bad cholesterol(LDL).In dyslipidemia the level of Cholestrl is either high or low
Hyperlipidemia is when the fat and cholesterol in your body is too high
3.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 16, 2018
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