Hyperlipidemia risk factors
This is a condition with normal or slightly overhead total cholesterol. HDL cholesterol is reduced, and triglycerides are elevated. At the same time, these patients have elevated blood pressure and decreased tolerance for sugar, which means that many develop diabetes ( diabetes ). Another typical feature of these patients is obese around the abdomen.
A number of diseases and medications can also contribute to the development of hyperlipidemia. It can apply to diabetes mellitus (diabetes), disorders of the thyroid gland ( hypothyroidism), kidney and liver disease, alcohol consumption, use of certain water pills; beta blockers may be unfavorable (heart medicine), cortisone drugs, and estrogens (female sex hormone).