Tuesday, September 24, 2019

What Is Cholesterol, Low And High Cholesterol Level Chart, Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors And How To Control Cholesterol Level


What is cholesterol?

Cholesterol is oil based substance that our body produces. Cholesterol is present in every cell of the body. Cholesterol is essential for many body functions, like digestive system, producing hormones and Vitamin D. These all functions are very important for good health. You can say Cholesterol in very important for good health.
Cholesterol is good and bad in both ways. At normal level cholesterol is essential for life but when it become on high level, it become very risky and silent danger and can be the main reason of heart attack.
Cholesterol travels in body in lipoproteins. There are two types of lipoproteins which carry cholesterol parsels in body.


1) Low Density Lipoprotein ( LDL)

Cholesterol which travel in this lipoprotein is unhealthful or bad cholesterol.

2) High Density Lipoprotein (HDL)

Lipoprotein which carry good cholesterol is called HDL or high density lipoprotein.

Main Functions Of Cholesterol

There are 04 main functions of cholesterol in body

1) Generate acids for digestive system to work
2) Produce Vitamin D in body
3) Generate Hormones in body
4) Cell walls structure contribution

What is low cholesterol level

Low Level Cholesterol is not bad mostly. Extra low level of cholesterol in body can create problems in body. Buy you can gain cholesterol level easily by eating high cholesterol and fat foods  like red meat, oat, beans, grains, fruits full fat dairy etc.

What is high Cholesterol level

When level of cholesterol increase in body it can create heart problems. When cholesterol level become high, blood start bloating in veins. High cholesterol is the main reason of heart attack mostly. 

Causes Of High Cholesterol


  • Unhealthy Foods
  • Smoking
  • Lake Of Physical Activity
  • Aging
  • Over Weight
  • Diseases (diabetes, kidney etc)


Symptoms Of High Cholesterol

Mostly there are no symptoms of high cholesterol but if you fell symptoms mentioned below check you cholesterol level by test and consult doctor.

  • Regular Headache
  • Pale skin
  • Dizziness
  • Sudden Fat
  • Sudden weight gaining


Risk Factors Of high Cholesterol Level


  • Heart Diseases
  • Angina
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Digestive Problem


How To Control High Cholesterol Level

If you want to maintain cholesterol level in your body you should follow these instructions

  • Eat Healthy food
  • Exercise daily
  • Avoid Smoking
  • Maintain weight
  • Maintain body fat
  • Use fruits and vegetables in daily diet


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