International Journal of Advanced Community Medicine
Vol. 3, Issue 1, Part D (2020)
Dyslipidemia in a young adult Indian male: A case study
Author(s): Dr. Rajesh R Kulkarni
Abstract: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) are the most prevalent cause of death and disability in both developed as well as developing countries. Hyperlipidemia is a condition characterized by high quantities of lipids in the blood stream. Lipids include cholesterol, triglycerides and phospholipids. The most important risk factor for coronary artery disease is an elevated LDL and the second most important risk factor is depressed HDL.The dietary modification, exercise and weight control are the main foundations for the treatment of dyslipidemia.