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Dealing With Dyslipidemia

Dealing With Dyslipidemia

A disorder of lipoprotein metabolism, including lipoprotein overproduction or         deficiency, dyslipidemias may be manifested by elevation of the total cholesterol, the “bad” low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and the triglyceride (TG) concentrations, and a decrease in the “good” high-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol concentration in the blood.   Most cases of dyslipidemia are hyperlipidemias: elevated lipid levels in the blood often brought on by diet and lifestyle. Since dyslipidemia puts you at significant risk for coronary heart disease (CHD) and…

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