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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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Dr. Maureen Mays
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Hypercholesterolemia (Definition)

↑ed cholesterol (in blood); a specific fat molecule made by every animal cell on planet, part of every animal cell membrane, enables membrane flexibility, cells to change shape, animals to move. Look it up ("cholesterol molecule" works best) on Google & images. Additionally, for most people Hi-Chol foods ↓es measured LDL particles while ↓Chol foods ↑LDL; driving ...Read more


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What are high cholesterol's signs and symptoms?

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?

What are the symptoms of high cholesterol?

Usually none: High cholesterol usually does not have much symptoms but chronically high levels can lead to heart vessel plaque build up and cause heart attack or stroke. In some people high cholesterol builds up around the eyes called xanthelasmata and is linked to heart disease. ...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

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I want to know the symptoms of having a high cholesterol and what is the best medicine for this. Thank you?

I want to know the symptoms of having a high cholesterol and what is the best medicine for this. Thank you?

No symptoms--Niacin: There may be no symptoms. However, the safest, cheapest, most effective treatment for high cholesterol is niacin--vitamin b3. Niacin will lower total cholesterol, ldl, and triglycerides, and raise hdl. Only adverse effect is harmless (and transient--about 20 minuutes) flushing and itching, to which you will become accustomed with continued use. Dose required is 1, 500-2, 000 mg per day. ...Read more

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What physical signs and symptoms of having high cholesterol level are there?

Usually none: However long term problems are significant increases in the risks of heart attacks and strokes. Also cholesterol deposits can form in the skin and tendons and be obvious to the eye. ...Read more

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I have had unexplained nausea for two days. Worse at night. I have high cholesterol. Can nausea be the only symptom of heart troubles ?

I have had unexplained nausea for two days. Worse at night. I have high cholesterol. Can nausea be the only symptom of heart troubles ?

Very rare: That would be very rare for a 30 year old. I strongly doubt it, however it is possible. Other factors to consider, do you smoke?, do you have a strong family history of heart disease?, are you a diabetic? Are you obese? Do you have high blood pressure?. If the answer to those questions if no then it is very low probability. ...Read more

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I have high cholesterol, panic disorder and always have heart attack symptoms that end up being panic how can I tell the differencek? Normal echo.

I have high cholesterol, panic disorder and always have heart attack symptoms that end up being panic how can I tell the differencek? Normal echo.

Chest pain: Chest pain and shortness of breath can be symptoms of a heart attack as well as panic disorder. Heart disease can be predicted based on age and risk factors - family history of heart disease before age 55, smoking, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia. Based on your info provided, even with high cholesterol, your risk of heart disease is low. Get treatment for your panic symptoms. ...Read more

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I used to have high cholesterol in my 20's and early 30's. Now its really good. I don't take cholesterol meds. How does this happen?

Lifestyle: You are probably eating better, healthier and exercising more. Exercise will improve HDL (good) cholesterol and lower the bad one (ldl). Diet will improve ldl. Lowering amount of alcohol intake will improve triglycerides. Weight, thyroid disease and diabetes are other factors that will also change lipid values. ...Read more

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S.Ldl cholesterol direct - 140 is it high cholesterol? Should i take any medicines?

S.Ldl cholesterol direct - 140 is it high cholesterol? Should i take any medicines?

ProbYes ; WrongIssue: Ldl: protein particles which transport 3, 000-6, 000 fat molecules in water outside cells. Cholesterol: a part of every animal cell membrane, allows animal cells to be flexible ; move, made by every animal cell. Promoted for ?$ to estimate but ldl-c varies widely, not measured from blood but guessed (t-chol - hdl-c -1/5 trig). Get NMR lipoproteins, go hflc foods ; ?Meds to avoid cvds complications. ...Read more

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What is a high cholesterol?

What is a high cholesterol?

High cholesterol: High cholesterol usually refers to the amount of cholesterol found in a persons blood, and can be measured by laboratory tests. When cholesterol measurement is above the normal range for that individual then it is generally called high cholesterol. Interpretation of the meaning of high levels in the blood requires a physician consultation and other testing to determine any health risk. ...Read more

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How to remove high cholesterol?

Rx & diet: U need 2 c ur pcp and talk over the options which include exercise, rx, & diet. Then u need 2 stick 2 the program. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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High Cholesterol (Definition)

High amounts of cholesterol (a fat made by ...Read more