Factors affecting cholesterol level

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46- Cholesterol • Factors affecting the level of cholesterol: The factors that are under control help raise the level of cholesterol: - Excess weight. Improper nutrition, red meat and dairy products raise cholesterol levels. Decreased physical activity, as this activity raises the beneficial cholesterol. • Factors beyond control that help raise cholesterol levels: - Genetic factors, which play a negative and influential role in preventing the body from excreting harmful cholesterol, and incite the liver to produce an excess of it. Smoking, which leads to the accumulation of fat on the walls of the internal vessels, or lowers the level of beneficial cholesterol in the body. High blood pressure damages the arteries, and cholesterol builds up on their walls. Diabetes raises harmful cholesterol and reduces beneficial cholesterol.

2021-07-17 / Medical
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