Cholesterol is a lipid which is found in body tissues and blood, is especially concentrated in the liver and pancreas. The body must have a lot of cholesterol, but the problem arises when the amount of cholesterol exceeds normal proportions that the body needs.
The excessive level of cholesterol in the body can cause cardiovascular disease and stroke, so it is important to maintain healthy cholesterol levels.
Cholesterol is produced by the liver, but good amount comes from the food we eat. It can also be caused by liver cirrhosis, thyroid disorder or hereditary form. Continue reading “Control high cholesterol”