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acare_malaysia the types of dyslipidemia
Heart Health

What are the types of dyslipidemia?

There are two types of dyslipidemia:1 Inherited (also called familial or primary) dyslipidemia. If someone in your family has high lipid levels or heart problems, you should consult a doctor and get all the necessary tests. The earlier you diagnose and manage this type of dyslipidemia, the better. Dyslipidemia that results from an unhealthy lifestyle. … Continued

acare malaysia dyslipidemia symptoms and causes
Heart Health

Introduction to dyslipidemia: Symptoms and causes

Is dyslipidemia a heart condition? Dyslipidemia is a very common but serious condition that should not be overlooked. It is characterized by high levels of blood lipids (cholesterol and triglycerides) that can affect normal circulation of the blood and lead to heart diseases.  How does dyslipidemia affect my heart condition? The blood contains three main … Continued

acare_malaysia_dyslipidemia affect heart condition
Heart Health

How does dyslipidemia affect my heart condition?

Blood lipid profile as a key indicator of the cardiovascular health What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a lipid type essential to humans: it helps build cell membranes, synthesizes vitamin D (essential for the skin) and bile, and is an essential component of hormones, including sexual hormones. Cholesterol can be produced by the human body, but … Continued

Handling hypertension
Heart Health

Handling Hypertension

How will I know if I have hypertension? Consult your doctor. It is important to have your blood pressure checked regularly. If blood pressure is more than 140/90 mm/Hg on at least 3 occasions, you have hypertension. My BP is 160/86 and I don’t feel anything. When should I follow up? It is recommended that … Continued

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everybody sleeps
General Health

Everybody Sleeps

How much sleep should we get each night? A Sesame Street song expressed an important fact, “Everybody sleeps, every night we close our eyes, until the morning creeps.” To stay healthy and maintain well-being, we need ample sleep. Lack of sleep has been linked to diseases of the heart and mind like obesity, diabetes, hypertension and depression. The American Academy of … Continued

fats in the liver and exercise
General Health

Exercise 101 and Fats in the Liver

You don’t drink alcohol but you’ve been told that fat accumulates in your liver. Fatty liver is linked to diseases like obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. Exercises and diet can help mobilize and take away fat from the liver. Types of Exercise. Exercise is movement of the body that use up energy. It is an … Continued

Search internet health info
General Health

Internet Health Info, Should We?

Why people search the net and what are the risks There is a shout out circulating in social media. “For those who self-diagnosed their symptoms on Google can have the second opinion on Yahoo.” People with health conditions turn to online resources to help manage their illness. Why? What’s prompting patients to do this? Problem.  … Continued

health benefits of walking
General Health

Walk for a cause

The health benefits of walking Health experts have proven that increased regular physical activity lowers the risks of diabetes, high cholesterol and heart disease. The recommendation is 30 minutes of regular moderate intensity exercise on most, if not all days of the week. There are various forms of these exercises and physical activities, but for now,  let’s focus … Continued

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