Hyperlipidemia refers to high “lipids” in the blood stream. It is also often called “dyslipidemia” (meaning a dysfunction of lipids in the blood). The best-known type is hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol). Another example is hypertriglyceridemia (high triglycerides).
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- LIPID DISORDERS: Lipid disorders are diseases affecting the levels of lipids (fatty/oily substances) in the blood or body. Common examples include
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- High Cholesterol: High cholesterol, or hypercholesterolemia, refers to having high levels of a substance called cholesterol in the blood. It is a
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- Hypertriglyceridemia: Hypertriglyceridemia refers to high triglycerides in the blood. It is a type of hyperlipidemia and is closely related to hypercholesterolemia
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