Hyperlipidemia (High Cholesterol)

What is High Cholesterol?

Hyperlipidemia or high cholesterol is a condition that occurs when there are too many of fatty substances named cholesterol present in your blood. The main causes of high cholesterol levels are eating fatty foods, lack of exercise, obesity, smoking, and consumption of alcohol. It can also develop if it runs in your family. 

What Are The Symptoms of High Cholesterol?

  • High cholesterol does not have any symptoms. 
  • It can only be detected through a blood test. 

How Can You Get Your Cholesterol Tested?

You can easily get your cholesterol level tested at Springfield Medical Clinic. Our healthcare professionals will perform a blood test and once the result arrives they will provide you with any recommendations or guidance based on the result. Lowering your high cholesterol level can help lower the risks of heart attacks and strokes.