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Sunday, October 10, 2010 Bertha, Community Member, asks

Q: does high cholesterol make you feel light headed

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10/11/10 4:23pm

Hi Bertha,


No, lightheadedness would not be a typical side effect of simply having high cholesterol levels. That's not to say it may not be a contributing factor if you are dealing with narrowed arteries interfering with oxygen supply. I recommend discussing with your physician to determine the cause and appropriate treatment.


All the best,

Lisa Nelson RD

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Bertha, Community Member
10/11/10 8:34pm

Thank You for answering.I will talk to my physician about it.

Reruho, Community Member
10/17/10 7:34pm

Feeling good is a sign of high cholesterol. Cholesterol is a building block for serentonin, the feel good hormone in your brain. doctors don't tell you that.


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By Bertha, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/27/10, First Published: 10/10/10