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  • Dr. Faiyaz Ali - General Physician in Bangalore

  • Dr. Faiyaz Ali

    MD - General Medicine, MRCP, MBBS

    MD - General Medicine, MRCP, MBBS

    General Physician

    38+ years exp

  • Bangalore

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  • Dr. Belliappa CMA - General Physician in Bangalore

  • Dr. Belliappa CMA

    MD - Aerospace Medicine, DIH, Diploma in Hospital Administration

    MD - Aerospace Medicine, DIH, Diploma in Hospital Administration

    General Physician

    27+ years exp

  • Bangalore

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  • Dr. S. Ravindra Kumar - General Physician in Hyderabad

  • Dr. S. Ravindra Kumar

    MD- General Medicine

    MD- General Medicine

    General Physician

    26+ years exp

  • Ameerpet

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  • Dr. Sunil Keshu - General Physician in Bangalore

  • Dr. Sunil Keshu

    MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Health Administration (PGDHA), HSE

    MBBS, Post Graduate Diploma in Health Administration (PGDHA), HSE

    General Physician

    22+ years exp

  • Bangalore

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  • Dr. Chhavi Goyal Mehra - General Physician in Bangalore

  • Dr. Chhavi Goyal Mehra

    MD- Internal Medicine, PGP- Diabetology

    MD- Internal Medicine, PGP- Diabetology

    General Physician

    21+ years exp

  • Bangalore

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  • Dr. Niran Uthaiah - General Physician in Bangalore

  • Dr. Niran Uthaiah

    MBBS, Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine, Singapore, GDGM

    MBBS, Graduate Diploma in Family Medicine, Singapore, GDGM

    General Physician

    19+ years exp

  • Bangalore

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Overview

Hypercholesterolemia is a condition where the blood contains excessive levels of cholesterol with elevated levels of lipoproteins. Considered as one of the most severe health issues in the human body, such an affliction is both undesirable and may also cause a plethora of disease in our body. Therefore, it is essential that a General physician treats such problems as early as possible.

Hypercholesterolemia Symptoms

Generally experienced due to age in later part of the life, hypercholesterolemia is considered harmful for the heart and may cause damage to vital organs in the body. The hypercholesterolemia symptoms experienced by a patient are as follows:

  • Chest pain
  • Bumps and rashes on the skin
  • Xanthomas
  • Deposits of cholesterol building up under the eyes or around the eyelids
  • Obesity

Causes of Hypercholesterolemia

Hypercholesterolemia causes may range from a variety of genetical factors to a combination of unhealthy food habits. The main factors that increase the risks of such a disease are as follows:

  • Genetic heredity
  • High-fat food consumption
  • Mutated LDL receptor gene
  • Mutated Autosomal recessive gene
  • Alcohol use

Hypercholesterolemia and Coronary Heart Disease

Cholesterol is a condition where high blood content of lipids is characterized by the patient due to a plethora of reasons such as old age, junk food habits, genetical defects, and many such other reflections. Hypercholesterolemia generally results in the blockage of coronary arteries resulting in heart attacks requiring the expertise of a General physician in such cases.

Diagnosing Hypercholesterolemia

Hypercholesterolemia specialist mainly used blood testing as the primary method to diagnose the problem and recommend a cure. However, an angiogram may also be used to determine the condition of the heart in case of prolonged exposure to high blood cholesterol.

HypercholesterolemiaTreatment

Hypercholesterolemia treatment can vary from one person to another based on the condition the patient may be in. Often Lifestyle changes are recommended by the doctors with an improved diet habit. Medications may involve the use of statins, nicotinic acid, and cholestyramine.

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