Controlling High Cholesterol in Sugar Land, TX
Seeing a cardiologist is the best way to ensure your heart health. Many health concerns that could cause complications with your heart don’t show outward symptoms, so there’s no way to know these concerns are present without seeing a doctor. A visit with Dr. Yassir Sonbol M.D., F.A.C.C. can help diagnose issues like high cholesterol you may have otherwise not known you had. This allows us to get ahead of the problem and provide treatment to get you on the right track before any serious complications occur. Let us help you improve your heart health.
Know the Causes of High Cholesterol
Though cholesterol is good for your body, too much of it can clog your arteries and restrict blood flood. Unfortunately, there’s no way to know that this is occurring in your body without seeing a doctor. You can’t feel the cholesterol building up in your arteries, and there aren’t any apparent symptoms to signal you have a health concern. For this reason, it’s important that you visit a healthcare professional like Dr. Yassir Sonbol M.D., F.A.C.C. He has years of experience diagnosing high cholesterol, which means you can be sure he’ll provide you with precise results. We’ll give you the tools and advice you need to lower your cholesterol safely before it can cause any additional complications. It’s important to be aware of the causes of high cholesterol so you can work to avoid them and prevent the issue altogether or help stop it once it’s begun. The causes of high cholesterol include:
- Genetic makeup
- Unhealthy diet
- Lack of physical activity
Improve Your Health with Lifestyle Changes
Even with a genetic makeup that puts you at risk for high cholesterol, it is possible to control the problem through other methods. Eating a healthy diet and maintaining an ideal weight are all ways to help regulate your cholesterol levels. If we find that lifestyle changes alone are not enough to correct the issue, we may also recommend a medication to control your cholesterol. Though improving your health may be a slow process that requires hard work, we know that the healthy choices you make now will be worth it in the long run. Please make an appointment with us today and regain your heart health.