High Cholesterol Treatment in Leawood

High Cholesterol Treatment at Leawood Family Care

Hyperlipidemia, also known as high cholesterol, is a condition typically diagnosed with routine lab work done at the time of a physical. It typically does not cause any physical symptoms that would alert you to its presence. High cholesterol can be caused by genetic inheritance or diet that is higher in fat content. High cholesterol treatment in Leawood can help manage your cholesterol levels.


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At Leawood Family Care, keeping you healthy is our primary focus. Our high cholesterol treatments follow national guidelines for screening and preventive services.

We believe in providing the South KC community with access to affordable high cholesterol treatment in Leawood, so you can continue living a healthy, active lifestyle.

Our High Cholesterol overview


  • Symptoms

    There are no physical symptoms of high cholesterol.

  • Potential Causes

    • Genetic inheritance
    • Diet high in fat/cholesterol
  • Common Ages

    Any age but more common over age 40

  • Affects

    • Men
    • Women
    • Children
  • Treatment and Care

    A treatment plan for hyperlipidemia is developed with your primary care provider and will include possible lifestyle changes, dietary changes, and possibly medication.

High Cholesterol Prevention

  • Weight Maintenance

    Maintaining a healthy weight is important in controlling cholesterol.

  • Diet management

    A heart-healthy diet can significantly improve your cholesterol profile. The Mediterranean diet is recommended to help manage high cholesterol.

High Cholesterol Treatment in Leawood

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It is important to manage your cholesterol based on current clinical guidelines as hyperlipidemia can contribute to cardiovascular disease and stroke. Schedule an appointment with Leawood Family Care today to discuss high cholesterol treatments in Leawood.

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