Blood fats such as cholesterol and triglycerides support the body in many vital processes. But: Permanently elevated blood fat levels can have numerous health consequences. These include the development of serious vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis and even heart attacks. Early diagnosis and targeted treatment of this so-called hyperlipidaemia is therefore essential. Our doctors at Avi Medical will accompany you at all our locations.
Blood lipids are defined by physicians as a wide variety of lipids found in the blood. These fats include, for example:
Your total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol values are the most informative for the diagnosis of hyperlipidaemia. The following applies here: The lipometabolic disorder is present in healthy people from a total cholesterol value of more than 190mg/dL. Alternatively, or in addition to this, the LDL cholesterol value is more than 115mg/dL .
But an HDL cholesterol value of more than 40mg/dL (for men) and 45mg/dL(for women) or a triglycerol value of more than 150mg/dL also signal increased blood lipid levels .
Good to know: Blood lipid levels are generally never considered and treated separately, but always in conjunction with other individual risk factors for cardiovascular diseases.
Possible triggers of hyperlipidaemia include:
Elevated blood lipid levels are usually asymptomatic for a long time and are often only discovered through accompanying and secondary symptoms. These include:
The successful treatment of hyperlipidaemia begins with early diagnosis. At Avi Medical, this includes a holistic screening consisting of the following components:
In the subsequent therapy, the following measures follow, depending on the severity of the hyperlipidaemia:
In the final step, our experienced doctors at Avi Medical ensure your continued health with comprehensive aftercare. This includes: