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Can Life-style changes reduce High Cholesterol

Today's most trending and commonest life-style disease is high cholesterol (hyperlipidaemia). High cholesterol levels work as one of the most commonest factor responsible for heart diseases, stroke, diabetes, premature ageing, liver diseases and many more.


Diagnosis of cholesterol occurs in two ways:

1) Presentation of few symptoms or conditions like heaviness in chest, alteration in blood pressure, weakness , lethargy, tiredness, tingling sensations in limbs, exertional breathlessness, high sugar level or hormonal imbalance and over weight  compels doctors to advise lipid profile ( cholesterol blood test) along with other blood test and when appears to be high cholesterol, patient is generally put on anti cholesterol medicines.

2) General routine health checkups where in patient has no symptoms but accidental checkup and diagnosed to be with high cholesterol.


In above both conditions i advice based on severity of lipid profile test, patient is suppose to be on particular dosage of anti cholesterol medicines and certain reports are such in which patient wont be even advised for any medication , rather doctors says please improve your lifestyle and will keep check every 3 monthly.

In either of the above mentioned cases, life style changes play most important role.

When i mention lifestyle changes it means regular exercise, regime of diet, good sleeping pattern, active lifestyle , reduction in indulgence like tobacco, alcohol etc.

All these changes in lifestyle will directly impact persons stress levels and most important reason for high cholesterol is high stress levels.

Its generally observed when we are in immense stress, or things are not happening as we planned or we have some major loss or disappointment, we first stop exercising, our meal quality as well timing distorts, sleep pattern and quality deteriorates and if we are in some addiction our indulgence increases ultimately resulting in to all life style diseases.

We need to learn and understand how do we balance among various events of our daily routine and priorities health.

In case, of borderline cholesterol stress management with lifestyle changes will rectify it and if high cholesterol than being on medication adapt good healthy changes in lifestyle and gradually patient can tapper anti cholesterol medicines monitoring all parameters regularly under doctors supervision and finally can be cured and off medication.

As maintenance to avoid relapse of condition and other lifestyle disease be regular throughout with ur proper regime of exercise, diet and destressing activities.


Commonly indicated Homeopathic remedies:



This is a homeopathic cholesterol remedy as cardiac tonic. Have a solvent power on deposits in the arteries, crustaceous and calcareous deposits in arteries. This homeopathy remedy is chosen for cholesterol associated with cardiac symptoms.



Cholesterinum is the most commonly used homeopathic medicine for lowering cholesterol. cholesterinum in lower potency helps regularize cholesterol as well your liver function resulting in proper fat metabolism.



Highly recommended in liver dysfunction as indicated for metabolic disorder. Hyper lipidaemia being metabolic disorder we physicians have come across miraculous results in almost every case of high cholesterol as well obesity.


This homeopathy remedy is chosen for cholesterol associated with nervous symptoms. Remedy for patients diagnosed with high cholesterol and having symptoms of heart palpitation.


Other indicated remedies: Berberis vulgaris, Psorinum, Nuxvomica etc.