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HIGH LEVELS
BLOOD
CHOLESTEROL LEVELS
MYOCARDIAL INFARCTION
ELDERLY PATIENTS
RISK FACTORS
RISK FACTOR
HEART DISEASE
CORONARY HEART DISEASE
CROSSOVER DESIGN
PREVALENCE
DIABETIC SUBJECTS
WOMEN
FAMILY HISTORY
DIET
PLASMA CHOLESTEROL
LIPOPROTEINS
GRUNDY SM
LIPOPROTEIN LEVELS
MEN
SITOSTANOL
HETEROZYGOUS
HOMOZYGOUS
ARTICHOKE LEAF EXTRACT
LIPID-LOWERING EFFECT
HIGH CHOLESTEROL
TREAT HIGH CHOLESTEROL
LIPID LOWERING
ENGL
INHERITED FORMS
INHERITED FORM
STATIN TREATMENT
LOW-DENSITY LIPOPROTEIN
CHOLESTYRAMINE
META-ANALYSIS
DOUBLE-BLIND STUDIES
RANDOMIZED
LONG-TERM EFFECTS
CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE
CORONARY RISK FACTORS
HEALTHY ADULTS
NIASPAN
GEMFIBROZIL
LOWERING
LDL-C
HYPERHOMOCYSTEINEMIA
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Definitions

  1. Hypercholesterolemia (literally: high blood cholesterol) is the presence of high levels of cholesterol in the blood. (Web site)
  2. Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease and nutrition management is the initial therapeutic approach. (Web site)
  3. Hypercholesterolemia is a condition characterized by very high levels of cholesterol in the blood.
  4. Hypercholesterolemia is a genetic condition characterized by a lack of the LDL receptors that remove cholesterol from the bloodstream.
  5. Hypercholesterolemia is a significant risk factor for coronary heart disease, and the hypocholesterolemic effects of psyllium are well established. (Web site)

High Levels

  1. Hypercholesterolemia is the medical term for high levels of blood cholesterol. (Web site)
  2. Familial Hypercholesterolemia, a genetic disorder characterized by high levels of LDL cholesterol, has an exceedingly high rate of premature atherosclerosis. (Web site)

Blood

  1. Its deficiency is associated with hypercholesterolemia (excessive amounts of cholesterol in the blood). (Web site)
  2. Effect of the HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors on blood pressure in patients with essential hypertension and primary hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)
  3. Use of statins and blood pressure control in treated hypertensive patients with hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Cholesterol Levels

  1. Lovastatin is clinically used to treat patients with hypercholesterolemia and successfully lowers cholesterol levels. (Web site)
  2. In animals with established hypercholesterolemia, pectin did not lower their cholesterol levels. (Web site)
  3. However, some patients, primarily those with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH), may require additional therapy to lower their cholesterol levels.

Myocardial Infarction

  1. Both studies were performed with patients with hypercholesterolemia who were at high risk of myocardial infarction. (Web site)
  2. Inherited defects in the receptor cause hypercholesterolemia and, if untreated, early onset coronary heart disease and myocardial infarction. (Web site)

Elderly Patients

  1. Efficacy and safety of pravastatin in the long-term treatment of elderly patients with hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)
  2. Health-related quality of life in elderly patients with familial hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Risk Factors

  1. The AG2R A1166C polymorphism may interact with severe hypercholesterolemia and other risk factors to increase risk of CHD in FH patients. (Web site)
  2. Risk factors include hypercholesterolemia, systemic hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity, low HDL cholesterol, cigarette smoking, and inactivity.
  3. Despite this, a history of hypercholesterolemia had independent and incremental value on other risk factors for the likelihood of premature CHD.

Risk Factor

  1. BACKGROUND: Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for coronary heart disease and nutrition management is the initial therapeutic approach. (Web site)
  2. Hypercholesterolemia is a major risk factor for atherosclerosis. (Web site)
  3. Mild hypercholesterolemia is an early risk factor for the development of Alzheimer amyloid pathology. (Web site)

Heart Disease

  1. Hypercholesterolemia increases the risk of heart disease. (Web site)
  2. People with hypercholesterolemia have a high risk of developing a form of heart disease called coronary artery disease.
  3. Persons with hypercholesterolemia are at high risk of dying from heart disease or stroke.

Coronary Heart Disease

  1. Effect of partial ileal bypass surgery on mortality and morbidity from coronary heart disease in patients with hypercholesterolemia.
  2. Treating hypercholesterolemia in patients who do not have clinical evidence of coronary heart disease (CHD) is called primary prevention. (Web site)
  3. Prevention of coronary heart disease with pravastatin in men with hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Crossover Design

  1. Crossover design of drug treatment was applied to patients with hypercholesterolemia (n=12). (Web site)

Prevalence

  1. The prevalence of risk factors (diabetes mellitus, hypertension, hypercholesterolemia and smoking habits) was similar in the two study groups. (Web site)
  2. Thus, the prevalence of hypercholesterolemia or the levels of total serum cholesterol or other blood lipids, at baseline, may be overestimated.
  3. However, very few studies have evaluated the role of diet and other lifestyle-related factors in the prevalence of hypercholesterolemia in the elderly. (Web site)

Diabetic Subjects

  1. Effect of chitosan on plasma lipoprotein concentrations in type 2 diabetic subjects with hypercholesterolemia [letter].
  2. The aim of this study was to assess the dietary intake of Bangladeshi type 2 diabetic subjects with hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Women

  1. While hypercholesterolemia may be present from birth, symptoms of CHD appear on average at age 45 in men and at age 55 in women. (Web site)
  2. Sixty five percent of the participants had hypercholesterolemia (60% of men and 68% of women, p = 0.34). (Web site)
  3. Subjects included 90 ambulatory care patients (60 men, 30 women), age range 21 to 65 years, with hypercholesterolemia and not taking hypolipidemic drugs. (Web site)

Family History

  1. A family history of sudden premature death, heart disease, hypertension, or hypercholesterolemia may indicate cardiac risk factors. (Web site)
  2. Those with familial hypercholesterolemia are more likely to have a family history of high cholesterol and heart disease at a younger age than normal. (Web site)
  3. Anyone, even children, with a family history of familial hypercholesterolemia should have cholesterol measured.

Diet

  1. Mevacor is used, along with diet, to lower cholesterol levels in people with primary hypercholesterolemia (too much cholesterol in the bloodstream). (Web site)
  2. A combination of diet and drug therapy is prescribed to most patients with hypercholesterolemia.
  3. However, the efficacy of the National Cholesterol Education Program Step 1 Diet in outpatients with hypercholesterolemia has been debated. (Web site)

Plasma Cholesterol

  1. Plasma cholesterol regulates soluble cell adhesion molecule expression in familial hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Lipoproteins

  1. Interactions of platelets, macrophages, and lipoproteins in hypercholesterolemia: antiatherogenic effects of HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor therapy.

Grundy Sm

  1. Grundy SM. HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors for treatment of hypercholesterolemia.

Lipoprotein Levels

  1. CONCLUSIONS: In postmenopausal women with hypercholesterolemia, therapy with estrogen plus progestin has beneficial effects on lipoprotein levels.
  2. Serum lipid and lipoprotein levels in Japanese subjects with familial hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Men

  1. Men and women with familial hypercholesterolemia typically are at increased risk of early heart attacks. (Web site)
  2. Denke MA, Grundy SM. Efficacy of low-dose cholesterol-lowering drug therapy in men with moderate hypercholesterolemia.
  3. Women and men with hypercholesterolemia respond similarly to an American Heart Association step 1 diet. (Web site)

Sitostanol

  1. Becker M, Staab D, Von Bergmann K. Treatment of severe familial hypercholesterolemia in childhood with sitosterol and sitostanol. (Web site)

Heterozygous

  1. Fish oil supplementation in patients with heterozygous hypercholesterolemia.
  2. Six individuals, heterozygous for the mutation were also found to have hypercholesterolemia (Pullinger et al, 2002). (Web site)
  3. Has a known heterozygous or homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia or known type III hyperlipoproteinemia. (Web site)

Homozygous

  1. Individuals who are homozygous have a much more severe form of hypercholesterolemia, with heart attack and death often occurring before age 30. (Web site)
  2. Individuals who inherit both genes are considered "homozygous." Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia is much more severe.
  3. Characteristic cardiovascular manifestation in homozygous and heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Artichoke Leaf Extract

  1. Artichoke leaf extract has been shown to reduce total cholesterol by 18.5 percent in patients with hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)
  2. Artichoke leaf extract for treating hypercholesterolemia.

Lipid-Lowering Effect

  1. OBJECTIVE: To determine the lipid-lowering effect of garlic powder tablets in patients with hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)
  2. BACKGROUND: Simvastatin preserves coronary endothelial function in experimental hypercholesterolemia independent of its lipid-lowering effect. (Web site)

High Cholesterol

  1. When you have too much cholesterol in your bloodstream it is called hypercholesterolemia, or high cholesterol. (Web site)
  2. High blood pressure is one of the many symptoms of Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperlipoproteinemia or High Cholesterol.
  3. This is known as high cholesterol, hypercholesterolemia, or hyperlipidemia. (Web site)

Treat High Cholesterol

  1. High cholesterol: Policosanol has been used and recommended to treat high cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia). (Web site)

Lipid Lowering

  1. Simvastatin preserves coronary endothelial function in hypercholesterolemia in the absence of lipid lowering. (Web site)

Engl

  1. Prevention of coronary heart disease in men with hypercholesterolemia, N Engl J Med 1995; 333:1301-7.
  2. N Engl J Med Jun 09, 2005 BACKGROUND: Calcific aortic stenosis has many characteristics in common with atherosclerosis, including hypercholesterolemia.
  3. Simvastatin with or without ezetimibe in familial hypercholesterolemia [published correction appears in N Engl J Med. (Web site)

Inherited Forms

  1. Inherited forms of hypercholesterolemia can also cause health problems related to the buildup of excess cholesterol in other tissues. (Web site)

Inherited Form

  1. A small percentage of all people with high cholesterol have an inherited form of hypercholesterolemia.
  2. Mutations in the LDLR gene cause an inherited form of high cholesterol called familial hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Statin Treatment

  1. Hypercholesterolemia in PBC patients is responsive to statin treatment.
  2. Statin treatment in children with familial hypercholesterolemia: the younger, the better. (Web site)

Low-Density Lipoprotein

  1. Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia is caused by loss-of-function mutations in both alleles of the low-density lipoprotein (LDL) receptor gene.

Cholestyramine

  1. Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of pravastatin alone and with cholestyramine in hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Meta-Analysis

  1. CONCLUSIONS: Meta-analysis of the controlled trials of garlic to reduce hypercholesterolemia showed a significant reduction in total cholesterol levels.

Double-Blind Studies

  1. In three multicenter, double-blind studies in patients with hypercholesterolemia, LIPITOR was compared to other HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors. (Web site)
  2. In multicenter, double-blind studies in patients with familial or non-familial hypercholesterolemia, MEVACOR administered in doses ranging from 10 mg q.p.m. (Web site)

Randomized

  1. Efficacy and safety of lovastatin in adolescent males with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia: a randomized controlled trial. (Web site)
  2. Effect of ezetimibe coadministered with atorvastatin in 628 patients with primary hypercholesterolemia: a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial. (Web site)

Long-Term Effects

  1. Jensen CD, Haskell W, Whittam JH. Long-term effects of water-soluble dietary fiber in the management of hypercholesterolemia in healthy men and women. (Web site)
  2. Long-term effects of ileal bypass on lipoproteins in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)
  3. Long-term effects of LDL apheresis in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia.

Coronary Artery Disease

  1. Patients with a diagnosis of hypercholesterolemia without manifest coronary artery disease comprised the study group.
  2. Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HFH) is a common genetic disorder that confers a significantly increased risk of early coronary artery disease. (Web site)
  3. CONTEXT: Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH) is a common disorder associated with early coronary artery disease, especially in men. (Web site)

Coronary Risk Factors

  1. Diabetes and hypercholesterolemia are major coronary risk factors, coronary risk of diabetics being increased as compared with non-diabetics. (Web site)
  2. Both hypercholesterolemia (HC) and obesity are coronary risk factors.
  3. Evaluation of coronary risk factors in patients with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.

Healthy Adults

  1. PARTICIPANTS AND SETTING: A total of 103 ambulatory, community-dwelling, healthy adults with hypercholesterolemia in the Philadelphia, Pa, metropolitan area.
  2. OBJECTIVES: This study investigated the efficacy of sugar cane-derived policosanol in healthy adults with mild hypercholesterolemia.

Niaspan

  1. Treatment effect of Niaspan, a controlled-release niacin, in patients with hypercholesterolemia: a placebo-controlled trial.
  2. In the long-term treatment of hypercholesterolemia, Niaspan produced favorable changes in LDL and HDL cholesterol, triglycerides, and lipoprotein(a). (Web site)

Gemfibrozil

  1. Pravastatin and gemfibrozil alone and in combination for the treatment of hypercholesterolemia.
  2. Plasma lipoprotein changes after treatment with pravastatin and gemfibrozil in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia.

Lowering

  1. These results demonstrate that TUDCA is useful in the lowering of serum cholesterol and the prevention and treatment of hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)
  2. A soy drink enriched with plant sterols is effective in lowering total and LDL cholesterol in subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia. (Web site)

Ldl-C

  1. LIPITOR reduces total-C, LDL-C, and apo B in patients with homozygous and heterozygous FH, nonfamilial forms of hypercholesterolemia, and mixed dyslipidemia. (Web site)
  2. For instance, in adults with mild hypercholesterolemia, consumption of plant sterols provided as spreads reduced LDL-C by 5.4% [ 16].

Hyperhomocysteinemia

  1. Hyperhomocysteinemia and hypercholesterolemia could help to explain the increased risk for arteriosclerotic coronary artery disease in hypothyroidism. (Web site)
  2. We conclude that hyperhomocysteinemia and hypercholesterolemia produce endothelial dysfunction and increased susceptibility to arterial thrombosis. (Web site)

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