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Hyperlipidemia: Introduction

Hyperlipidemia: elevated lipid levels in the blood. See detailed information below for a list of 28 causes of Hyperlipidemia, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Hyperlipidemia:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hyperlipidemia. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Hyperlipidemia

Home Diagnostic Testing and Hyperlipidemia

Home medical tests possibly related to Hyperlipidemia:

Causes of Types of Hyperlipidemia:

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Hyperlipidemia: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hyperlipidemia, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Hyperlipidemia Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Hyperlipidemia may include:

  • Dietary and lifestyle changes, cholesterol-reducing medications such as statins, bile acid sequestrants and lipid lowering agents
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Hyperlipidemia: Animations


Hyperlipidemia: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hyperlipidemia may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hyperlipidemia

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Hyperlipidemia: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Hyperlipidemia

Metabolic syndrome often undiagnosed: Metabolic syndrome, also known as Syndrome X, is an often overlooked medical condition that causes a cluster of chronic symptoms. There are often four symptoms and conditions combined: obesity, more »

Heart attacks can be undiagnosed: Although the most severe symptoms of heart attack are hard to miss, there are varying degrees of severity. more »

Heart attacks can be overdiagnosed: Although many people die from heart attacks, there are also many cases where people fear that they have a more »

Hyperlipidemia: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Hyperlipidemia

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Hyperlipidemia: Related Rare Diseases

Rare types of medical conditions and diseases in related medical categories:

Hyperlipidemia: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Definitions of Hyperlipidemia:

Presence of excess lipids in the blood
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Excess of lipids in the blood.
- (Source - CRISP)

Detailed list of causes of Hyperlipidemia

The list below shows some of the causes of Hyperlipidemia mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hyperlipidemia?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hyperlipidemia. Of the 28 causes of Hyperlipidemia that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 27 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hyperlipidemia:

The following list of conditions have 'Hyperlipidemia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Hyperlipidemia Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hyperlipidemia based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Hyperlipidemia:

    Medical Conditions associated with Hyperlipidemia:

    Cholesterol and lipids (40 causes), Blood symptoms (2297 causes), Blood lipid symptoms (64 causes), Abnormal blood test symptoms (1538 causes)

    Symptoms related to Hyperlipidemia:

    High cholesterol (40 causes), High triglycerides, Diet, Familial combined hyperlipidaemia, Heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Cholestasis, Nephrotic syndrome, Anorexia nervosa, Diuretics, Immunosuppressive agents, Hepatoma, Dysglobulinaemias

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