In order to control cholesterol, lets first know what is it exactly.
What is cholesterol ?
Cholesterol is an essential substance that flows in body via blood stream. The excess cholesterol in blood sticks to the walls of your arteries and narrows the arteries. If any artery supplies blood to the muscles of your heart gets blocked, Heart-attack occurs. And if an artery that supplies blood to your brain gets blocked, stroke occurs. At secondary level it leads to diabetes, kidney or liver related disease or under active thyroid glands.
The Cholesterol Level can be checked with Lipid Profile Test. Over the age of 20, everyone should have their cholesterol levels checked once every five years
What causes High Cholesterol?
- Eating too much saturated food
- Liver Disease or Kidney Disease
- Thyroid Problem
- PCOD or After Pregnancy Hormonal Changes in Female
- Drug’s Side-effects
- Lack of physical activities
- Being overweight
What are the symptoms of High Cholesterol?
- Feeling sickness
- Chest pain
- Shortness of breath
What are the natural remedies for high cholesterol ?
- Eating low in cholesterol food like oats
- Drinking red wine
- Salmon & fatty fish
- Black Tea
- olive oil