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"The presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood"

Stephanie Thompson

on 29 April 2010

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Transcript of Hypercholesterolemia

Double click anywhere & add an idea Hypercholesterolemia
Stephanie Thompson What is it?
excessive amounts of choesterol in the blood
can lead to buildup in arteries
not a disease, but can be caused by diseases and may lead to diseases
diets high in fatty cholesterol
lack of exercise
Genetics Treatments
lifestyle changes
specific medications such as statins, niacin, bile acid sequestrants, cholesterol absorption inhibitors, and fibric acid derivatives
Excess cholesterol in the bloodstream is deposited on artery walls
Causes narrowing and blockage of arteries
May develop into:
periphereal artery disease
Heart attack
Coronary artery disease
Atherosclerosis No symptoms so you ma not know you have it.
Can be detected by regular blood screening tests.
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