High carbohydrates are like a nasty monster which is always in a freaking out effort to make you sick and unhealthy. Nonetheless it is up to you to make your lifestyle healthy but at times no matter how much you try to keep yourself hale and hearty, the bodily systems tend to defy the norms and you become sick. Having high fever or cough and cold does not always mean that you are sick there are some unseen problems that stays in your body like parasite to make you suffer day by day and that is the high cholesterol. It is what the average person calls it the medical term is hypercholesterolemia, no signs and symptoms are visible until it becomes significant. Most of the cholesterol found in the body is produced in the liver and the thirty percent of the comes from the food we eat, kind of life style we lead, age and gender, diabetes and heredity. Too much cholesterol in the blood or high cholesterol can be serious, but it effects do not occur after days, week or month but poses problem in the long run. There are four types of cholesterol- low density lipoproteins, high density lipoproteins, very low density lipoproteins, triglycerides.

There are some specific and fatal side effects of high cholesterol which include the Angina, heart arrhythmias, peripheral artery disease, high blood pressure and heart attack. Affecting men, women and child, heart disease refers to conditions that affect the function of then heart such as coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure. It is a serious ailment that can lead to premature death so one has to be careful with the causes that are responsible and it follows the same reason as of high cholesterol. Stressful situations raise your heart rate and blood pressure, increasing your hearts need for oxygen and during stress the nervous system releases extra hormone which can injure the lining of the arteries. Smoking and consuming alcohol is the other reason for the increase level of heart disease. It is never too late or too early to think about your health, there are some risk factors that can be taken care of, by changing your dreadful lifestyle and you can eliminate the risk factors you greatly reduce the peril of heart disease.

Still there comes a state of affairs when you don’t have a way out but you have to undergo the life saving procedure of cardiac surgery. More than half of the million heart surgery is dine each year for a variety of heart problems, for the heart to work right blood must flow in only one direction. Heart surgery is done to fix the leaflets that don’t open as wide as they should, this happens when they become too stiff or fuse together. There are different types of the cardiac surgery like the open heart surgery and the other is minimally invasive heart surgery. Before you go through the cardiac surgery the medical test are done to find out more about your heart problem and what type of surgery you need.

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Keep at bay all the monsters from your body like high cholesterol and heart disease by leading a healthy lifestyle and the doctor for regular physicals and exams.