Hyperlipidemia treatment principles

Hyperlipidemia treatment principles:

  • 1.Determine the underlying causes of the dyslipidemia, such as stopping the drugs that cause dyslipidemia, including diuretics, β-blockers, and hormones.
  • 2.Treat the related diseases that cause dyslipidemia, such as hypothyroidism, heart disease, nephrotic syndrome, and diabetes.
  • 3.Control other risk factors for coronary heart disease, such as hypertension, smoking, and obesity.
  • 4.Change unhealthy lifestyle habits.
  • 5.Reasonably use drug therapy. Drug therapy is not the first treatment option for dyslipidemia, and must be considered after the above treatments for 3-6 months, if there is no significant improvement.

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