What Are The Symptoms Of High Cholesterol?Healthy Living

August 11, 2022 08:50
What Are The Symptoms Of High Cholesterol?

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High Cholesterol is a condition that brings lot of trouble and there are several risks associated with it. The major issued would be the arteries in the heart would get blocked and there are high possibilities of heart attacks or a heart stroke. There would be no symptoms known but there are some of the signs that appear on the body parts and they raise the concerns. High cholesterol happens when the excessive fats in the blood will accumulate to clog the arteries. It could also result in atherosclerosis or it may narrow down the arteries. This can avoid the smooth flow of the blood.

When there is no smooth flow of the blood to the lower limbs of the body, it can lead to Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) which is a condition that will change the colour of the legs. In some of the cases, the legs will turn pale or blue and it can lead to pain. It will also turn worse by walking. Here are some other signs of High Cholesterol:

No pulse or weak pulse in the legs or feet
Shiny skin on the legs
Sores and ulcers on the feet that do not heal
Numbness or weakness in the legs
Slow growth of toenails
Loss of hair or poor hair growth in the legs
Erectile dysfunction
Recurring pain while exercising
Painful cramping in the thighs, calf muscles, or hips while climbing the stairs or walking

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