High cholesterol: Symptoms of a blockage may include 'sudden' vision loss
Share this @internewscast.com


“The duration of an attack is usually short and corresponds to the passage of emboli through the retinal circulation,” added the authors writing in the journal of Neurology.

They continued: “On other occasions, cholesterol emboli may cause permanent visual loss of creating a localised giant cell foreign body in the wall of the artery.”

The condition will be diagnosed if cholesterol crystals are demonstrated in arterioles.

Alternatively, a skin, renal, muscle or gastrointestinal tract biopsy may reveal crystal “ghosts” residing inside the vessels.



Share this @internewscast.com
You May Also Like

NHS advice on periods goes woke: Advice refers to ‘people who bleed’ 

The terms ‘women’ and ‘girls’ have been omitted from NHS-funded guidance about…

Should YOU be taking vitamin supplements? Try MailOnline’s guide

There are thousands of vitamin supplements on the market. Many promote themselves as…

Adult polio symptoms: 9 common signs as virus increasingly detected across London

A smaller and much rarer proportion of people with poliovirus infection might…

How your personality type may predict how you perform in bed

How your personality type may predict your bedroom performance: Worriers and pessimists…

What causes polio? ‘Serious’ virus ‘spreads easily from person to person’

The UK was officially declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO)…

GOP physicians in Congress: Drug price control in reconciliation bill will impact patient care

A group of Republican physicians in Congress are voicing their “strong opposition”…

Supplements warning: Man left unable to walk after overdosing on B6 supplements

Supplements are designed to bridge nutritional gaps in the diet, and in…

#1 Best Eating Habit To Prevent Kidney Stones, Says New Study — Eat This Not That

Kidney stones may be developed due to your eating and drinking habits.…