While most patients aren’t familiar with the term ‘Lipid Disorder’, they recognize the words high cholesterol. Lipid disorders include high cholesterol, as well as abnormal levels of triglycerides.
Whether you call it a lipid disorder, hyperlipidemia, or hypercholesterolemia, this condition can increase your chances of developing heart disease, stroke, and other problems. Fortunately, there are ways to get the situation under control. While some patients may have a genetic tendency towards lipid disorders, most cases can be attributed to lifestyle factors.