Hypercholesterolemia Alba Cortés Rodríguez and Alicia López Toledo. 3ºESO A
What does Hypercholesterolemia means?·Is the cholestesrols increase in the blood over the common values.·It can be genetic or it can appear over time.·Now it is very common in the population because of fast food, smoke, dont practice exercise.
CholesterolIts a type of lipid which stays in the blood, and it mixes with proteins making lipoproteins.There are two types: -Bad Cholesterol: LDL(low density lipoproteins). -Good Cholesterol: HDL(high density lipoproteins).
SymptomsFirstly you dont feel the The most common symptoms, then symptoms are dizziness, triglycerides appear, and short-sighted, sometimes the least is cholesterol. you can drown.Althoungh you dontfeel the symptoms,you should make ablood test, if youreover 40 years, each 4years.
TreatmentYou should have a healthy diet with low lipids, some medication, and you shouldnt eat too much salt.Can we cure it? No, we cant. We can reach the common values if we do the treatment.
Illnes that it causesAtherosclerosis: The arteries harden and their diameter reduces, because of an acumulation of lipids and it cause an acumulation of them.Heart attack: Is the same as atherosclerosis but it is in an artery which goes to the heart, and it doesnt work properly.Others: high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity...
PreventionsA healthy diet, practice exercise, don´t smoke …Bibliography & linkshttp://www.lasalud.com/pacientes/hipercolesterolemia.htmlHttp://www.abajarcolesterol.comhttp://demedicina.com/sintomas-del-colesterol-alto/http://www.wordreference.comOxford s dictionaryBiology book, 3º ESO.http://www.gastroinf.com/hipercolesterolemia.pdf