Cholesterol is found in every cell of the body and has important natural functions. It is manufactured by the body but can also be taken in from food. It is waxy and fat-like in appearance. In the right amount, cholesterol is an essential substance for the functioning of the body. However, high cholesterol can be life threatening.
What are its Causes?
High cholesterol does not cause symptoms. It is usually found during a blood test that measures cholesterol levels.
Some people with rare lipid disorders may have symptoms such as bumps in the skin, hands, or feet, which are caused by deposits of extra cholesterol and other types of fat.
Do you relate with these symptoms in you? If so, we are here to help you!