What Causes High Cholesterol in Body?

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In general, the higher your cholesterol level, the more chances you have of developing heart disease or having a heart attack. The people who have heart disease are already at a high risk of having a heart attack. Diabetes is also a strong risk factor for developing heart disease.

There is a number of factors that cause high cholesterol in the body. Some of them are:

 

• Poor diet:

Products that contain saturated fat can raise cholesterol levels in the body. Food such as butter, cream, ghee, regular-fat milk, and cheese, fatty cuts of beef, pork, and lamb commercially baked cookies and cream-filled candies.

 

• Obesity:

A body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher puts you at high a risk of having high cholesterol.

 

• Smoking:

Smoking is injurious for health as it reduces HDL or the good cholesterol in the body and damages the inner lining of the arteries. Due to which cholesterol and other fats get stick to the blood vessels. This can increase the risk of heart disease, hypertension or high blood pressure, and stroke.

 

• Diabetes:

If you have diabetes, then there is a high risk of suffering from high cholesterol. Diabetes tends to increase LDL cholesterol and decreases HDL cholesterol in the body.

 

Ideal cholesterol levels in Body

It mainly depends on your risk for heart disease.

 

1. Normal blood cholesterol level

-It should be less than 200, but it also depends on your HDL and LDL levels.

 2. LDL cholesterol levels

– less than 130 is best, it is considered high if it is above 160mg/dl

 3. HDL cholesterol levels

– 60 or more reduces your risk for heart disease

 4. Triglycerides

– less than 150 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dl) is considered best

 

What are the symptoms of high cholesterol levels?

It includes:

• heart attack

• Brain stroke

• pain while walking caused by the blocked arteries that are unable to send blood to the legs

• chest pain or angina

 

 

The Bottom Line:

Adopting a healthy lifestyle can help in improving your cholesterol level, lower LDL and triglycerides, and raise HDL.

See More: Adopting Healthy Lifestyle To Improve Cholesterol

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