Treatment for high cholesterol in homeopathy is based upon natural substances and the ability of the body to reduce the cholesterol. This treatment should be augmented with dietary regimen with reduction of trans fats in the diet. Homeopathic medicines reduce the cholesterol levels in the blood and increase the power of the body to dissolve the cholesterol deposits in the arterial walls of the body. Homeopathic medicines are safe and highly effective. Here are a few medicines prescribed by practicing homeopaths.
- Aurum Metallicum
- Baryta Muriaticum
- Crataegus Oxyacantha
- Nux Vomica
- Strophanthus Hispidus
Cholesterol is vital for effective functioning of the body. It is produced by the body as well as by consuming animal source foods. Cholesterol much above the permissible levels in the body can lead to a fatal heart attack.
Lifestyle changes, healthy diet coupled with an effective exercise regimen go a long way in reducing high cholesterol levels or prevent them from showing up in the first place.
Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) characterized by high blood cholesterol levels is a hereditary condition.
High cholesterol levels can lead to clogging of arteries by cholesterol restricting the flow of blood to different organs of the body.
High cholesterol does not show up as a symptom unless it is an emergency. It shows up in the form of a stroke or a heart attack.
High cholesterol in the body can be diagnosed by blood tests conducted at periodic intervals.