• Hypertension Is Also Known As High Blood Pressure.
  • The Heart Pumps Blood Into The Body Through Arteries.
  • A Normal Blood Pressure Is Required To Push Blood To Various Parts Of The Body Through Arteries.
  • Normal Blood Pressure Values Are 120 MmHg In Systolic (When The Heart Contracts) And 80 MmHg In Diastolic (When The Heart Relaxes).
  • In Hypertension, Blood Pressure Remains Too High For The Longest Time.
  • Hypertension Usually Has No Symptoms.


  • Smoke
  • Don't Exercise Enough
  • Eat Too Much Fat And Take More Salt In Food
  • Drink Alcohol
  • Are Overweight
  • Having Diabetes


  • Have Regular Check-Ups
  • Take Your Medicines Every Day
  • Restrict Salt Intake
  • Include Fruits, Green Vegetables In Your Daily Intake
  • Eat Less Fat
  • Aim To Walk For At Least 30 Mins Each Day
  • Try To Quit Smoking
  • Try To Restrict Alcohol Consumption


  • Heart – Leading To Heart Attacks
  • Brain – Leading To Stroke
  • Kidneys – Leading To Kidney Failure And Dialysis
  • Eyes – Leading To Impaired Vision And Blindness


  • Dyslipidemia Is A Condition In Which Abnormal Amount Of Lipids (E.G. Triglycerides, Cholesterol And/Or Fat Phospholipids) Found In The Blood.
  • Lipid Is Basically Cholesterol, Which Is Waxy, Fat-Like Substance That Your Body Needs.

Cholesterol is of 2 types:

  • Good Cholesterol (HDL)
  • Bad Cholesterol (LDL, VLDL, IDL, TG Etc.), When You Have Too Much Bad Cholesterol In Your Blood, It Can Build Up On The Walls Of Your Arteries, This Can Lead To Heart Disease And Stroke, Leading Causes Of Death In Diabetes.


Poor diet: Eating saturated fat, found in animal products and trans fats, found in some commercially baked cookies can raise your cholesterol level.
Poor lifestyle like,

  • Obesity
  • Large Waist Circumference
  • Lack Of Exercise
  • Smoking
  • Diabetes


  • High Cholesterol Itself Does Not Have Symptoms.
  • Many People Do Not Know That Their Cholesterol Level Is High.
  • That’s Why It’s Important To Schedule Regular Visits With Your Doctor.
  • Be Sure To Ask About Having Your Cholesterol Tested.

How is high cholesterol diagnosed?

  • Doctors Can Do A Simple Blood Test To Check Your Cholesterol.
  • Most Adults Should Get Their Cholesterol Levels Checked Every Five Years.
  • If Your Total Cholesterol Is 200 Mg/Dl Or More, Or If Your HDL (Good Cholesterol) Is Less Than 40 Mg/Dl, You Will Need To Have A Lipoprotein Profile Blood Test Done.
  • Ask Your Doctor About What May Be Right For You.


  • Lowering High Cholesterol Levels Is Important For People At All Ages, With And Without Heart Disease.
  • If You Have High Cholesterol, You Will Need To Eat A Healthy Diet, Exercise Regularly, Quit Smoking, And You May Need To Take Medication.

Eat A Healthy Diet

  • A High Amount Of Saturated Fat And Cholesterol In Food That You Eat Can Increase Blood Cholesterol, So Avoid Such Consumptions.

Maintain A Healthy Weight

  • Being Overweight Can Increase Your Cholesterol Level.
  • Losing Weight Can Help Lower Your LDL (Bad) Cholesterol And Total Cholesterol Level, And Raise Your HDL (Good) Cholesterol Level.

Exercise Regularly

  • Regular Physical Activity Can Help Lower LDL (Bad) Cholesterol And Raise HDL (Good) Cholesterol. You Should Try To Be Physically Active For 2 Hours And 30 Minutes (150 Minutes) Each Week.