Due to the many health condition that can result due to high cholesterol levels, it is vital that all people get annual physician checkups on a regular basis including the blood work that can detect high cholesterol.
There is an epidemic of obesity in the United States and being overweight can play a significant factor in your high levels of bad cholesterol. Those who are eating fast foods on the run and not paying attention to good nutritional practices can be at risk for developing complications caused by high cholesterol levels including heart disease and heart attacks.
Working a strenuous job already has an impact on your body’s physical condition so if you are out of shape and have heart issues, you may find yourself missing work hours due to feeling poorly or suffering from heart problems. In the event you suffer a heart attack on the job, you may be out of work for an extended period of time.
Speak with your family doctor about regular cholesterol testing, especially if you have a family history of high cholesterol levels. A simple blood test can pinpoint any problems and there is medication available to help get your issues under control.
If you have suffered a heart attack on the job, contact our legal team about your claims for workers compensation. You can reach us toll free at 888-799-3918 or by using our online contact form for more information.