Possible Causes for LDL/HDL Ratio Increased in USA

  • Diabetes Mellitus
    LDL/HDL Ratio Increased

    Diabetes mellitus is a common metabolic disorder of multiple etiology, characterized by chronic hyperglycaemia with disturbances of carbohydrate, fat and protein metabolism due to defects in insulin secretion, insulin action, or both. There are four main types of diabetes mellitus: type 1 diabetes mellitus, type 2…[1]

  • Thyroid Dysfunction
    LDL/HDL Ratio Increased
  • Obesity
    LDL/HDL Ratio Increased

    In the United States, 36% of the population are clinically obese as of 2010. Obesity remains to be a looming major health crisis internationally where its prevalence rate is increasing rapidly especially in the first world countries worldwide. Obesity is technically defined as having a BMI of more than 30. BMI is an index…[2]

  • Hepatitis
    LDL/HDL Ratio Increased

    Hepatitis is an inflammation of the liver with accompanying liver cell damage. There are many causes of hepatitis both infectious (viral, bacterial, parasitic etc.) and non infectious (drugs, inherited, autoimmune, etc.). The three most common types of viral hepatitis (A, B and C) afflict millions worldwide. Hepatitis is…[3]

  • Hyperlipoproteinemia
    LDL/HDL Ratio Increased

    Hyperlipoproteinemia is a disorder of lipid metabolism that results in higher levels of circulating lipoproteins in the plasma. Hyperlipoproteinemia is usually asymptomatic and is more commonly seen in people who have a personal/family history of atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease or in patients who are obese,…[4]

  • Oral Contraceptive
    LDL/HDL Ratio Increased
  • Lecithin Acyltransferase Deficiency
    LDL Decreased

    Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency (LCAT deficiency) is a disorder of lipoprotein metabolism. The disease has two forms: Familial LCAT deficiency, in which there is complete LCAT deficiency, and Fish-eye disease, in which there is a partial deficiency. Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase catalyzes the…[5]

  • Psyllium
    LDL Decreased
  • Hypobetalipoproteinemia
    LDL Decreased

    Hypobetalipoproteinemia is a disorder consisting of low levels of LDL cholesterol or apolipoprotein B, below the 5th percentile. The patient can have hypobetalipoproteinemia and simultaneously have high levels of HDL cholesterol. Notably, in people who do not have the genetic disorder hypobetalipoproteinemia, a low…[6]

  • Abetalipoproteinemia
    LDL Decreased

    Abetalipoproteinemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by the inability of the body to absorb lipoproteins from the gastroenterological system due to mutations of proteins responsible for their transport across enterocytes. Diarrhea, failure to thrive, acanthocytosis and central nervous system…[7]

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  1. Diabetes Mellitus, Symptoma
  2. Obesity, Symptoma
  3. Hepatitis, Symptoma
  4. Hyperlipoproteinemia, Symptoma
  5. Wikipedia: Lecithin cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  6. Wikipedia: Hypobetalipoproteinemia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Abetalipoproteinemia, Symptoma