Violinist Linda Lampenius , 48, told Expressen in an interview with familia about hypercholesterolaemia (FH).
the FH is a lifelong and severe cholesterol disorder. Heart Federation Heart.fi website explains that it causes a high probability of early artery disease. FH is treatable in time todettaessa. If untreated, the heart attack danger lurks already 30-40 years of age, sufferers.
Blood cholesterol concentration increase coronary heart disease risk even more than ten-fold in the normal population compared to.
the Violinist said he had received a genetic susceptibility to the illness of her mother. Linda was diagnosed as a child.
– it Is clear that the fear of getting a heart attack or (myocardial)stroke, Linda told a Swedish newspaper.
the Case continued to image after.Linda Lampenius is inherited cholesterol disease of the mother. Cholesterol disease can be determined by genetic testing. MIKAEL SJÖBERG
the mother of Two daughters said that afraid of disease attack, especially for small children. Linda criticism of the Swedish health care.
– it Is terrible to know this. The Swedish health care comes in far behind other countries followed suit, such as Finland, Linda said.
Linda, according to noted for its austerity, despite the disease is relatively unknown in Sweden. He told himself faced with an understatement.
– It is not taken seriously. Do not believe that with slim healthy women can have high cholesterol. My values should be checked at least once a year, but I've got to keep yourself to worry about, the violinist said.Hereditary disease
Familia hypercholesterolemia is an inherited, so at its onset cannot be prevented lifestyle. Familia with hypercholesterolaemia sick parent of the child developing the disease 50% probability.
Linda Lampenius has always been very careful about their diet and exercise.
But it does not matter. I can live only on vegetables and fish, but I still have high cholesterol. I've been trying! the earlier an eating disorder sick Linda said.
the Violinist has been tried statin medication, but had to stop it.
I Got side effects, muscle pain and stiffness. It affected my work, violin making calls.
Lampenius has recently started a new and more effective medication, which she receives injections. It is told to reduce radically the bad LDL cholesterol.
soon you'll Have 49 years and I'm in a dangerous age, because the risk of (disease) the effects are great. I don't want to take medications, but is forced to. I want to be healthy for my children's sake, Linda said.
Expressen, Sweden FH is often diagnosed only when symptoms have begun to emerge. Many with the disease without knowing it.Linda lampeni attack and her husband Martin Cullberg has two daughters: Olivia and Cecilia. MIKAEL SJÖBERG