hypercholesterolemia

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Synonyms for hypercholesterolemia

the presence of an abnormal amount of cholesterol in the cells and plasma of the blood

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The probability of diagnosis among those with insurance was 14 percentage points higher for diabetes and high cholesterol and 9 percentage points higher for hypertension.
Bond's indulgence in smoking and high fat meals, combined with a stressful career, is a license to kill the superspy through high cholesterol.
Being age 55 or older increases your risk of high cholesterol.
We found that women with high cholesterol had a significantly greater chance of developing breast cancer.
Potluri, of Aston University, added: "If the connection between high cholesterol and breast cancer is validated, the next step would be to see if lowering cholesterol with statins can reduce the risk of developing cancer.
High triglycerides and low levels of HDL (good cholesterol) are typically seen in Indians, and along with high cholesterol, are reasons for early onset of heart disease.
Very few people know their entire family history,'' and many forms of high cholesterol occur in people who are not obese, so screening is needed to catch more cases, she said.
Mendelson said that the risk of developing high cholesterol is not fully explained by known genetic and lifestyle factors.
A survey by the charity reveals almost a quarter (24%) of people with high cholesterol don't realise it significantly increases their risk of heart disease and more than a third (36%) don't take cholesterollowering medication.
The findings have been released as the charity launched a campaign to get people prescribed medicines for heart problems or "risk factor" conditions such as high cholesterol and high blood pressure to take their medication.
MUSCAT: Do you have high cholesterol No But, have you got it checked No Well, it's better you do because you may be hiding a silent killer
He's fit and healthy but still suffered from high cholesterol.
What is it about high cholesterol that about 100 million Americans have it?
The US research found that optical professionals detected signs of certain chronic conditions before any other healthcare provider recorded the condition, including 65% of the time for high cholesterol, and 30% of the time for hypertension.
But, eating too many foods with cholesterol can cause high cholesterol in the blood.