High cholesterol is a significant cause of heart disease and stroke. People with high cholesterol
may not be aware that this condition may lead to life-threatening. Premier health care experts
help patients in reducing high cholesterol with medication. Also, health care staff assists patients
with diet and exercise that help prevent the risk of stroke and cardiovascular disease.
What is cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that the human liver produces naturally. Cholesterol is good for
our body if it is at normal levels. High levels of cholesterol cause many risk factors. Many
factors are the reason for increased levels of cholesterol.
There are two main types of cholesterol
- Low-density lipoprotein (LDL). It is also called bad cholesterol. It makes plaque in your
arteries. It will increase the risk of heart disease.
- High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is also called good cholesterol, and it protects you from
Causes of high cholesterol
- Unhealthy diet
- Fast food
- Intake of low fiber food
- Intake of dietary cholesterol
- Family history of high cholesterol
How to manage high cholesterol?
Talk to your health care provider. They will suggest you some medications and some lifestyle
changes that will help you lower cholesterol levels.
Healthy diet intake includes veggies, fruits, high fiber, pulses, beans, and reduced red meat and
junk food intake.
- Exercise daily will help to reduce LDL cholesterol and improve HDL levels. At least 30
minutes of workout daily is beneficial for lowering bad cholesterol.
- Smoking is very harmful to your heart health. Reducing smoking will help to increase HDL
- Losing some pounds of weight is very helpful to maintain cholesterol levels.
- Too much consumption of alcohol is also harmful. The moderate use of alcohol help to reduce
High cholesterol can cause some severe diseases. You can reduce elevated cholesterol through
lifestyle changes, regular exercises, and medication. Premier Health Center provides the best diet
plan with medicines and exercises guide. It will help you to maintain your cholesterol level.