Do you feel healthy?

Within your veins travel elements that go beyond the white and red blood cells, and that also have the ability to alter your health; example, cholesterol. If it is in 240 or more, there is a risk of suffering a myocardial infarction, as indicated by information from the Spanish Heart Foundation (FEC).

Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance that exists naturally in all parts of the body, since it requires a certain amount to function, but in excess it accumulates in the walls of the arteries narrowing them, "suggests an article from the National Library of Medical Health of the United States.


Do you feel healthy?

According to the Spanish Heart Foundation, These are the parameters that can help you indicate if your cholesterol levels are very high or are normal.

1. Normal: Less than 200 mg / dl (it is a measure which indicates that in 1dl (deciliter) of serum or sample there is an amount in mg (milligrams) of the compound).

2. Normal- high: Between 200 and 240 mg / dl. It is also considered hypercholesterolemia at total cholesterol levels above 200 mg / dl.

3. High: Above 240 mg / dl.


Hypercholesterolemia does not present symptoms or physical signs. This means that the diagnosis can only be made through a blood test that determines the levels of cholesterol and triglycerides, "he says. FEC.

Therefore, it is important to maintain a balanced diet, but above all perform regular exercise as this reduces the levels of cholesterol in the blood. Beware.


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