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Why Test for Cholesterol?

A blood test to see if you need to lower cholesterol is often a part of a normal, routine physical. This and other tests can help make you aware of potential health problems and start you on the path of treating them, before they become serious health issues.

A test that will determine if you have high cholesterol is often given to those who have outward symptoms. It is extremely rare for someone to have such high cholesterol that it shows in their skin, but some people do. The condition is called xanthomatosis where yellow fatty deposits show up in the skin. This rare genetic disease can create extremely high cholesterol levels.

More commonly a person may be tested for high cholesterol if they have other risk factors for coronary artery disease. These may include a family history, being obese, having a diet that is high in cholesterol or fat, or if they are heavy smokers or drinkers. Often changing the lifestyle or diet can lower cholesterol. Because high cholesterol can add to the risk factors for heart disease by making the arteries become hardened or clogged, screening for cholesterol is one more way to monitor those risk factors.

Once it has been determined that you have high cholesterol, your doctor may put you on medication. He or she will then want to continually monitor your cholesterol levels to see if the drugs are effective. Most statin drugs used to reduce fat in the blood and lower cholesterol work well. However, they do have many undesirable side effects that go along with the positive effects of lowering cholesterol.

A carefully planned diet and exercise routine can lower the bad cholesterol and raise the good cholesterol in the body so that the good cholesterol can help combat the bad. This can be done relatively quickly and without the side effects of prescription medications. The complete plan is outlined in The 60-Day Prescription Free Cholesterol Cure.

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