What is cholesterol?
Cholesterol is an oil-based substance. It does not mix with the blood, which is water-based. It travels around the body in lipoproteins.
Two types of lipoprotein carry the parcels of cholesterol:
1. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL): Cholesterol that travels in this way is unhealthful or "bad" cholesterol.
2. High-density lipoprotein (HDL): Cholesterol that is present in HDL is known as "good" cholesterol.
What causes high cholesterol?
The most common cause of high cholesterol is an unhealthy lifestyle. This can include;
Unhealthy eating habits, such as eating lots of bad fats.
One type, saturated fat, is found in some meats, dairy products, chocolate, baked goods, and deep-fried and processed foods.
Another type, trans fat, is in some fried and processed foods. Eating these fats can raise your LDL (bad) cholesterol.
Lack of physical activity, with lots of sitting and little exercise. This lowers your HDL (good) cholesterol.
Smoking, which lowers HDL cholesterol, especially in women. It also raises your LDL cholesterol.
What health problems can high cholesterol cause?
carotid artery disease, stroke, and peripheral arterial disease.
chest pain or a heart attack
People who wish to reduce their cholesterol levels or maintain a suitable level can make five major lifestyledecisions.
1. Eat a heart-healthy diet
2. Regularly exercise
3. Avoid smoking
4. Achieve and maintain a healthy weight
5. Use cholesterol detox pack
These actions will reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, stroke, sexual weakness and heart attack.
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