Regular bouts of dizziness, whether when rising, or just throughout the day, are a worrying symptom, and could mean that you have an underlying problem.
But is it possible that your dizziness is being caused by high cholesterol?
The short answer is no.
In general, high cholesterol has no major, obvious external symptoms like dizziness.
This is one of the issues with high cholesterol. Despite it having serious long term health effects, as well as major and potentially life changing or lethal complications like heart disease and strokes, there is no real way to know if you have high cholesterol besides having a blood test.
However, there are cases where you're more likely to have high cholesterol, as well as rare symptoms that can be an indicator. These are detailed below:
Possible symptoms of high cholesterol
Other symptoms to be aware of
What might be causing my dizziness?
There are many possible causes for frequent dizzy spells, which may include:
What to do now
Because the causes of dizziness are so widespread, and it can be caused by such a wide variety of symptoms, the best option if you regularly suffer from dizziness or dizzy spells is to contact your healthcare provider.
Whether you're worried about it or not, dizzy spells could be a symptom of an underlying problem, and your doctor will be able to assess your situation and run any necessary tests to identify and solve the causal issue.
Important information: The information provided on this website is of a general nature and information purposes only. It does not take into account your personal health requirements or existing medical conditions. It is not personalised health advice and must not be relied upon as such. Before making any decisions about your health or changes to medication, diet and exercise routines you should determine whether the information is appropriate in terms of your particular circumstances and seek advice from a medical professional.
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