When this occurs, large bubbles are formed, which are manifested as yellowish stain on the skin and around the eyes. The presence of these so-called. xanthomas is a sign that the level of cholesterol in the blood is too high.
• Leg pain
Excessively high blood cholesterol can be deposited on the walls of the arteries, which in turn lead to arterial disease of the peripheral blood vessels. The restricted blood flow in arteries in the legs can cause pain and discomfort that is felt more during exercise or any other physical activity.
Untraceable and uncontrolled cholesterol levels in the body can eventually lead to heart disease as a result of blockage and hardening of blood vessels. Heart disease can cause chest pain, upper abdomen and neck. Sometimes occurs feeling of tightness in the chest, which is accompanied by pain and heaviness in the head and tingling in the hands and jaw.
• Shortness of breath
Lack of endurance in a healthy person may indicate the presence of high cholesterol. The affected may feel that he lacks air during exercise, fast-walking or even during everyday activities.
Palpitation are the result of high blood pressure caused by the blocking of the arteries and restriction of blood flow. They are characterized by irregular heartbeats. Heart seemed misses a punch and then makes one stronger. Palpitations are often accompanied by difficulty breathing.
• Excessive sweating and periods of exhaustion
Restricting the flow of blood from the heart to the brain may cause symptoms of shock. Patients in such cases begin to sweat excessively and felt episodes of extreme exhaustion.