Definition of Hypercholesterolemia:

Excess cholesterol in the blood.

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...as a treatment
“...It is used for the treatment of coronary artery disease, heart failure, edema, angina and hypercholesterolemia.  It is especially useful in cases of disturbed cardiac rhythm, angina pectoris or myocardial infarction...”


...as a treatment
“...Its deficiency is associated with hypercholesterolemia (excessive amounts of cholesterol in the blood)...”
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...as a treatment
“...Its deficiency is associated with hypercholesterolemia (increased levels of fat in the blood) and myocardial (heart muscle) degeneration...”


...as a treatment
“...regarding this substance, there are some excellent articles on the prevention of cancer, arteriosclerosis, autoimmune diseases such as lupus, chronic fatigue syndrome, Alzheimer's disease, hypercholesterolemia, depression, and osteoporosis...”

High Total Cholesterol

...the condition
“...Although an elevated total cholesterol (hypercholesterolemia) is associated with an increased heart attack risk, newer tests are more predictive...”
...recommendation High/Increased Fiber Diet
“The fiber supplements of choice for hypercholesterolemia are psyllium, pectin or guar gum...”
...recommendation Inositol
“A deficiency of inositol is associated with hypercholesterolemia (increased blood-fat levels).”
...recommendation Olive Oil
“...In this way olive oil, with its high monounsaturated fatty acid content, may contribute to the prevention and management of hypercholesterolemia, a dominant risk factor for the development of atherosclerosis, and to the prevention of CHD.”
...recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition
“...The efficacy of intensive dietary therapy alone or combined with lovastatin in out patients with hypercholesterolemia.  New Engl J Med 1993;328:1213-9”
...recommendation Zinc
“Zinc deficiency is associated with hypercholesterolemia.”
...recommendation Selenium
“A selenium deficiency is associated with hypercholesterolemia.”
...recommendation Potassium
“...potassium-supplemented individuals not only had their high blood pressure reduced but reduced their cholesterol measurements as well, confirming that a deficiency of potassium is associated with hypercholesterolemia.”
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High/Increased Fiber Diet

...as a treatment
“...Soluble fiber may be beneficial in atherosclerosis, hypercholesterolemia, hypertriglyceridemia, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, dumping syndrome, and gallstones...”

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

...the condition
“...Hypertension is the most important risk factor for stroke and one of three risk factors (along with cigarette smoking and hypercholesterolemia) predisposing to coronary atherosclerosis...”

Inositol Hexaniacinate

...as a treatment
“...Inositol hexaniacinate is safely substituted for niacin in conditions such as hypercholesterolemia and intermittent claudication...”


...as a treatment
“...Deficiency is associated with atherosclerosis (fibrous, fatty plaques on the artery walls), and hypercholesterolemia (high levels of fat in the blood)...”

Platelet Aggregation (Clotting)

...the condition
“...Diabetics and patients with hypercholesterolemia usually demonstrate increased platelet aggregation which can predispose them to clotting disorders which may lead to a vascular thrombus and vessel obstruction.”
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