Did you know that you may have high cholesterol and not even know about it? That’s because high cholesterol has no symptoms and can only be detected with a blood test. So, unless you have done a blood test recently, you may be walking around with high cholesterol which may be endangering your health and you don’t even know about it.
High cholesterol and its younger brother high triglycerides, which is another type of fat or lipid in your blood can increase your risk for heart disease and stroke. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in this country.
LDL cholesterol is considered the “bad” cholesterol, because it contributes to fatty buildups in arteries. This narrows the arteries and increases the risk for heart attack, stroke and peripheral artery disease (PAD).
HDL cholesterol can be thought of as the “good” cholesterol because a healthy level may protect against heart attack and stroke. HDL carries LDL (bad) cholesterol away from the arteries and back to the liver, where the LDL is broken down and passed from the body.
Triglycerides are the most common type of fat in the body. They store excess energy from your diet. A high triglyceride level combined with high LDL (bad) cholesterol or low HDL (good) cholesterol is linked with fatty buildups within the artery walls, which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Hijama performed by a skilled Hijama therapist can help bring your cholesterol and triglycerides. Count on HijamaEnergetics to get hijama done in the proper way that benefits your health.
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