High cholesterol can cause 400 thousand Mexicans
MEXICO HERRIA (Notimex) .- Familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) in the case of myocardial infarction or brain disease (embolism) may be a cause in young people, and the heart disease patient (Paco) has warned.
It is a genetic illness associated with high levels of cholesterol and women present 60 years of age or over 60 years of age for women over 60 years old or over 60 years of age with cardiovascular disease or cerebrovascular disease.
250 people present and around 14 million people worldwide, of which at least 400,000 are in Mexico.
The patient's condition is below, so the number of patients may be higher. Parents are a condition inherited by the autosomal in children, that is, it is enough to receive an abnormal single-parent gene.
The descendants of people with HF have a 50% chance of being born of this disease, with no treatment, an infarct or stroke is at an early age.
Laboratory studies and physical examination can be done with the diagnosis, although the disease does not have symptoms, according to a note from "El Universal", the hands, feet and heels can be small balls. bad cholesterol, a glancey face.
Paco Asociación had the opportunity to find out about the situation of children and adolescents, and in those cases, the email address https://fhmexico.org.mx/login.php was registered in the Mexican Hypercholesterolaemia Register.