High Cholesterol Symptoms: There is no exact symptom of high cholesterol. However, as soon as this disease starts raising its head and reaches the advanced stage, then a mild problem is felt in the body, on examination of which bad cholesterol is detected. Doctors do blood tests to detect bad cholesterol. There are two types of cholesterol in our body, the first is LDL (Low Density Lipoprotein) and the second is HDL (High Density Lipoprotein). LDL is called bad cholesterol. While HDL is called good cholesterol. Some symptoms visible on your face can give you information about bad cholesterol. Let us know how you have to identify these symptoms.
Have you ever noticed that soft bump on your eyelids? These are yellow colored soft lumps, which indicate cholesterol. These are called Xanthelasma. Xanthelasma are usually itchy and painless. The problem of xanthelasma does not arise in all people with high cholesterol. This problem is mostly seen in people with imbalance lipid profile. Whenever you notice Xanthelasma on the eyelids, do go to the doctor for a checkup.
Corneal arcus or arcus senilis is a thin white line seen around the cornea. According to the US National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), corneal arcus is a major sign of high cholesterol. People who have a family history of high cholesterol may develop symptoms like corneal arcus.
Orange color or spots on the face, cheeks and forehead can also be a sign of high cholesterol. They can also appear on the hands, elbows, buttocks and knees. The presence of eruptive xanthoma on the body signals high level triglycerides.
If red and itchy spots appear on the skin of the face and other parts of the body, then get it treated immediately. Because this is psoriasis disease. This disease is also seen in people with high cholesterol.
Disclaimer: Before following the methods, methods and suggestions mentioned in this article, do take the advice of a doctor or a related expert.
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