What is Hyperlipidemia?

The term covers several disorders that result in extra fats, also known as lipids, in your blood. You can control some of its causes; but not all of them. Hyperlipidemia is treatable, but it’s often a life-long condition. You’ll need to watch what you eat and also exercise regularly. You might need to take a prescription medication, too. The goal is to lower the harmful cholesterol levels. Doing so reduces your risk of heart disease, heart attack, stroke, and other problems.   Causes Cholesterol, a waxy substance, is a type…

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How You Can Identify The Early Stages of Goiter

A feedback comment from one of our readers came with a question of how one can pick up the early signs of goitre. In reply to that question, here is a general overview of goitre as a condition, the symptoms to look out for and what you can do about it. Our reader who asked this question should find this article helpful and this can be beneficial to all our readers as well.   Overview of Goitre A goitre is a swelling in the neck as a result of an…

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Researchers Suggests 5 Main Types of Diabetes

A new research published online in March 2018 in the Lancet Diabetes Endocrinology gives five types of Diabetes. The study was led by Prof. Leif Groop, of the Lund University of Diabetes Centre in Sweden and the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland in Helsinki.   Diabetes Diabetes is a group of metabolic disorders in which there are high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) levels over a prolonged period. Symptoms of high blood sugar include frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger. If left untreated, diabetes can cause many complications. Long-term complications include…

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