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HIGH BLOOD CHOLESTEROL & HOMEOPATHY Keeping your Cardio vascular system healthy is a significant part of maintaining good

quality of life. Our blood cholesterol level has a lot to do with chances of getting a heart disease. Cholesterol is an essential fatty substance made by the liver and is necessary for certain metabolic functions. Cholesterol itself is not harmful but when our bodies make too much cholesterol or too much is absorbed from the foods that we eat, it leads to the formation of plaque that accumulates in and blocks the arteries, as a result of which less blood and oxygen can get to the heart leading to a heart attack. Being insoluble in blood, cholesterol is circulated around the body with the help of protein carriers called lipoproteins LDL cholesterol !low density lipoprotein" is also known as bad cholesterol, due to its bad effect on the heart. #his $%$ cholesterol contains the highest amount of cholesterol and gets deposited on the walls of the arteries and makes blood vessels hard and narrow. HDL cholesterol !high density lipoprotein" is also named as good cholesterol since it is good for the heart. &t contains the highest amount of protein and can remove the fat deposits from the arteries and bring them back to the liver. VLDL cholesterol !very low density lipoprotein" is the highest amount of triglycerides and is the smallest mass of lipoproteins produced by the liver from carbohydrates. #hen it is carried to other tissues for storage. #otal cholesterol is the sum of $%$ ' (%$ ' )$%$. Cause of Hi h !loo" cholesterol# (igh cholesterol is often found to run in families. *ltered Oestrogen levels may increase $%$ Cholesterol levels in women during +regnancy and +ost, menopausal. %iet , -ood rich in saturated fats like meat, chicken, eggs, oil, etc. will raise $%$ cholesterol levels. .moking, alcohol and sedentary lifestyle can also raise cholesterol levels. Being overweight may be the cause but all fat people will not have high cholesterol in blood, as obesity may be part of their constitution. $ikewise, even a lean person can have high cholesterol level in blood. .o, it is more concerned with mobili/ation 0 utili/ation of fat. Certain diseases like %iabetes, (ypothyroidism, Kidney failure, 1all bladder diseases, etc. are also known to raise Cholesterol levels. S$%&to%s# (igh blood cholesterol is known as a silent killer as it does not manifest any symptoms, so many people are unaware that their cholesterol level is too high. Co%&licatio's# 2xcess Cholesterol deposits in the blood vessels cause hardening of arteries, which will be the main reason or cause for hypertension !by narrowing the blood vessels", ischemic heart disorders !by blocking the coronary arteries", stroke, can also complicate diabetes, ulcers, gall stones, impotency, and even indigestion. Ho%eo&athic a&&roach to co'trolli' Hi h Bloo" Cholesterol # (igh blood cholesterol is supposed to be a

constitutional disease, so treatment also should be constitutional. 3ormal levels can be absolutely attained and

maintained if (omeopathic treatment is started earlier. 4nlike other systems of medicine, which are toxic in nature during continuous usage, drugs used in (omeopathy are safe, natural and without any side,effects. &n (omeopathy, medicines are highly individuali/ed to the patient and this will help lower $%$ cholesterol and triglycerides, raise (%$ cholesterol, inhibit the formation of plaque, lower high blood pressure, detoxify the body and also enhance your immunity system. (omeopathic remedies can help maintain cardiovascular function and a healthier circulatory system. +eople on multiple medications can safely take (omeopathic medicines. (omeopathic drugs are non,habit forming and have no addictive characteristics. (omeopathy has an exceptional proven safety record with the -%* with 566 years of clinical effectiveness. (omeopathic remedies are inexpensive and easy to take and are regulated by the -%* and prepared according to the (omeopathic +harmacopia of the 4nited .tates. Ho%e %easures to co'trol Cholesterol le(els# 2xercise regularly and reduce weight. %oing exercise regularly will keep $%$ cholesterol at low level and (%$ cholesterol at high level, which is good for the heart. *void .moking and *lcohol. *void saturated fats and high cholesterol foods like meat, cakes, pastries, cookies, nuts, milk products, butter, ghee, sugary and fried foods. 2at plenty of vegetables, fruits, cereals, pulses and grains. 4sing garlic in food is considered as traditional medicine for controlling cholesterol. -enugreek seeds can decrease $%$ cholesterol and triglycerides, and increase (%$ cholesterol levels. #his is due to the high fiber content of the seed and its effect on reducing intestinal absorption of cholesterol. 4se monosaturated oils such as olive or canola oil.

(ence to have a low risk of heart disease, by maintaining normal cholesterol levels, good cardiovascular function and a healthy circulatory system consider Constitutional (omeopathic treatment along with certain lifestyle changes. #his will maintain your lipid levels to $%$ less than 786 mg9dl. (%$ greater than :6 mg9dl in men and ;6 mg9dl in women. #otal cholesterol less than 566 mg9dl. #riglycerides less than 566 mg9dl.