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Cholesterol -Silent killer

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Cholesterol is imperative for the health, but can be dangerous if levels deviate from the normal.

is present naturally in every cell of the body and is consumed through the food we eat. It is carried in the blood by lipoproteins as it is oil based and blood is water based. There are two types of lipoproteins which carry cholesterol:

  1. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL – cholesterol carried by this type is known as ‘bad’ cholesterol)
  2. High-density lipoprotein (HDL – cholesterol carried by this type is known as ‘good’ cholesterol).
    Cholesterol

    VITAL ROLE PLAYED BY CHOLESTEROL:

    • Contributes to the structure of cell walls
    • Makes up digestive bile acids in the intestine
    • Allows the body to producevitamin D
    • Enables the body to make certain hormones.
      Cholesterol health

    FOR MORE INFORMATION
    CALL AT Dr.Harsh Kapoor Primus Department  of Institute Of Digestive And Hepatobillary Sciences
    Primus Hospital Super Speciality Hospital
    Chandragupta Marg Chanakyapuri, New Delhi- 110021
    For appointments        : +91 9999920206,  6620 6640
    For Emergency           : +91 11 6620 6620
    Fax                               : +91 116620 6650, 2611 2633
    Email                           : info@primushospital.com
    Website                       : www.primushospital.com 

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