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What is hyperlipidemia?
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Dr. Xin-Nong Li
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Elevation of lipid
Hyperlipidemia is a term defined as some components of lipid higher than normal range.
Like elevation of total cholesterol, triglyceride , ldl, vldl and lp(a).

In brief: Elevation of lipid
Hyperlipidemia is a term defined as some components of lipid higher than normal range.
Like elevation of total cholesterol, triglyceride , ldl, vldl and lp(a).
Dr. Xin-Nong Li
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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
It is a fancy way of saying high cholesterol. There are a few components to cholesterol and it is important to know what is high or low. Triglycerides, LDL and HDL. You want LDL Low and HDL high and Trigs under 150.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Huperlipidemia
Hyperlipidemia is general term for elevated cholesterol.
There are four parts of lipid profile. Total cholesterol.Ldl so called bad cholesterol, HDL so called good cholesterol and triglycerides.If your LDL is high and HDL is normal or low, then it is called hyperlipidemia and needs to be treated with diet, exercise and medications.Triglycerides are by itself a risk factor and if it is high needs rx.

In brief: Huperlipidemia
Hyperlipidemia is general term for elevated cholesterol.
There are four parts of lipid profile. Total cholesterol.Ldl so called bad cholesterol, HDL so called good cholesterol and triglycerides.If your LDL is high and HDL is normal or low, then it is called hyperlipidemia and needs to be treated with diet, exercise and medications.Triglycerides are by itself a risk factor and if it is high needs rx.
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Hyperlipidemia
Refers to blood levels of Cholesterol and triglycerides above normal ranges

In brief: Hyperlipidemia
Refers to blood levels of Cholesterol and triglycerides above normal ranges
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Hyperlipidia
Means high cholesterol and/or triglyceride levels in the blood.

In brief: Hyperlipidia
Means high cholesterol and/or triglyceride levels in the blood.
Dr. Howard Rubin
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Dr. Irv Loh
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Elevated blood fats
This is a broad topic with variable implications.
Fats are normal components of the blood, but elevated values are common. Which fats are elevated to what degree determine significance and treatment options. Although genetics play a major role, lifestyle changes (weight, diet, other medications) major be beneficial. If still inadequate, judicious use of appropriate medications will help.

In brief: Elevated blood fats
This is a broad topic with variable implications.
Fats are normal components of the blood, but elevated values are common. Which fats are elevated to what degree determine significance and treatment options. Although genetics play a major role, lifestyle changes (weight, diet, other medications) major be beneficial. If still inadequate, judicious use of appropriate medications will help.
Dr. Irv Loh
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