Symptoms of high cholesterol.. Warning signs in the arms and legs

High cholesterol levels can contribute to multiple health problems, including heart attacks, high blood pressure, and atherosclerosis, and sometimes patients with high cholesterol complain of body pain that affects their lives greatly, and there are warning signs that may appear in the legs and arms ringing a bell The risk of having a high cholesterol level.

According to a report published by the British newspaper "Express", peripheral arterial disease, which is the build-up of plaques (fat and cholesterol) in the arteries of your arms and legs, may make it difficult for the blood to transport oxygen and nutrients to the tissues in those areas, and this damage may cause gangrene if not treated. right on time.

Another unusual symptom of PAD that applies to men is erectile dysfunction. Furthermore, you should consider the possibility of developing the disease if you notice a change in your skin color, for example if it turns blue or your skin is pale.

Other signs include brittle or slow-growing toenails, and the NHS said the first step in lowering cholesterol was to maintain a healthy, balanced diet low in fatty foods.

You can replace foods that contain saturated fats with fruits, vegetables and whole grains, and other lifestyle changes such as regular exercise and quitting smoking can make a big difference in helping to lower blood cholesterol, and that is of course under the supervision of a therapist with adherence to medications which it describes.

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