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What are high cholesterol levels symptoms?

What are high cholesterol levels symptoms?

None, initially: High cholesterol has no symptoms. However, high cholesterol over a long period of time can lead to heart disease, stroke and other problems. You certainly don't want to wait for these things to be your first clue of having a cholesterol problem. Have your cholesterol checked regularly by your physician and follow his or her advise on how to treat this condition. ...Read more

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High Cholesterol (Definition)

Cholesterol, a fat made by all our cells, has never been the correct issue but was promoted because (as a fat within all lipoprotein particles) it was cheaper to measure & if very high (esp. Fasting) tended to correlate with high LDL particle concentrations. In the later 1970's lipoprotein measurements cost $5, 000/sample. The NMR particle test, <$100, brought the LDL costs way ...Read more


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What are high cholesterol's signs and symptoms?

None till advanced: High cholesterol has virtually no signs or symptoms until it is long-standing and advanced. Your first sign of it may be your first heart attack. If you have high cholesterol i recommend an acid-free diet: no sodas, sugars, alcohol or excessive carbohydrates. And of course cut down on high cholesterol foods. Exercise and drink at least 8 glasses of filtered water daily www.Medac4u.Com. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of high cholesterol?

High Cholestrol: High cholestrol has no specific symptoms per se. The long term having high cholestrol causes heart attack and stroke. Very high cholestrol can cause yellow bumps around the eyes (xanthoma). ...Read more

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Is high cholesterol a symptom or a condition?

Is high cholesterol a symptom or a condition?

Condition: A symptom is something that you feel, such as pain, fatigue or anxiety. One can not tell if one has high cholesterol without a test (though high cholesterol may contribute to developing conditions that result in symptoms), so it is a condition. However, high cholesterol may not be as big a problem as most docs believe. See http://www.Spacedoc.Com/cholesterol_articles and my comment for more info. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having high cholesterol?

See below: High cholesterol by itself does not cause symptoms, however, high cholesterol is a risk factor for atherosclerosis and that may produce symptoms. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/heart-disease/what-is-atherosclerosis. ...Read more

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What are the effects and symptoms of high cholesterol levels?

Atherosclerosis and: Asympotmatic. High cholesterol, by itself, does not produce any symptoms. It is a risk factor for atherosclerosis of blood vessels that can cause many diseases, e.g., heart attack, stroke, gangrene, kidney failure etc. ...Read more

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What would be the most common causes and symptoms of high cholesterol?

Diet and Genetic: Causes of high cholesterol are diet in high saturated fats and genetic we inherited from our parents there mau be no symptoms in most people and it is diagnosed by glood test.Rarely you see discoloured growths in the skin called xantholasma or bumps in tendons in the hands and feet. ...Read more

Dr. Maureen Mays
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Hypercholesterolemia (Definition)

Hypercholesterolemia is the condition of having a high cholesterol ...Read more