What is cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a fat-like substance that is found in every cell of the body. Waxy in texture, cholesterol is essential to produce hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest foods.
Cholesterol is carried through your bloodstream by carriers made of fat (lipid) and proteins called lipoproteins.
High Cholesterol Symptoms
There’s a condition passed through genes that cause high cholesterol called familial hypercholesterolemia. People with this condition have cholesterol levels of 300 mg/dL or higher. They may develop xanthoma, which can appear as a yellow patch above your skin, or a lump underneath your skin.
Excessive Sweating: Sweating is a normal process of the body, but if you are sweating excessively then it can be symptoms of high cholesterol, so get a blood test done immediately.
Obesity: Weight gain is the root of many problems, being like this makes it clear that the level of bad cholesterol in your blood has increased a lot, in such a situation, you should start taking measures to reduce weight.
Chest Pain: Chest pain is a common problem due to the increase in cholesterol. If you have chest pain at regular intervals, then understand that now there is a need to get tested and take precautions.
Leg Pain: There is also a complaint of pain in the legs in the condition of high cholesterol, this is because due to the increase in the blockage in the veins, the blood supply does not reach the legs properly and the pain increases.
Yellow Rashes: Many times we must have seen that yellow rash starts appearing on the upper layer of the skin, such symptoms can be of high cholesterol, so it is wise to be alert in time.
(Disclaimer: The information given here is based on home remedies and general information. Before adopting it, definitely take medical advice. THE MONK does not confirm this.)