Hyperlipidemia Symptoms

Do you have any symptoms of Hyperlipidemia? Do you even know what they are? Learn more about each symptom of this condition below and what to do if you think you may have Hyperlipidemia.

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Symptoms of Hyperlipidemia


Hyperlipidemia usually does not cause symptoms. Very high levels of lipids or triglycerides can cause:

  • Fat deposits in the skin or tendons ( Xanthelasma and Xanthoma )
  • Pain, enlargement, or swelling of organs such as the liver, spleen, or pancreas ( Pancreatitis )
  • Obstruction of blood vessels in heart and brain

If not treated, high lipids can cause:

Blood Vessel with Atherosclerosis

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