Friday, November 19, 2010

Cholesterol - The Silent Killer

Cholesterol is deadly - very few people get a second chance when they ignore their high cholesterol or fail to control it. Controlling cholesterol is vitally important.

What you may not realise is that a cholesterol caused stroke could occur anywhere in your body. If the cholesterol doesn't kill you, it can still be very disabling. I saw a photo of foot that had had a stroke caused by cholesterol. It looked yuk and the person may have been going to lose it.

People can lose their eyesight when cholesterol deposits build up in the blood vessels feeding the eyes, even dementia may result from the effects of cholesterol buildups in the veins and arteries feeding the brain.

High cholesterol is not a game, you may feel well, but cholesterol can still be doing it's thing... That's why cholesterol is called a silent killer. Read more.