The Lipid Blood test measures the amount of Cholesterol within your body. Cholesterol is a fatty substance that can be found within the blood. This plays a vital role on how blood cells work.
If you have too much cholesterol in the body it can have a serious effect on your health. High levels of Cholesterol within the body can increase the risk of having a heart attack or stroke.
Cholesterol is produced in the liver and received from the food that we eat. Cholesterol is impacted on factors such as family history, obesity and lack exercise.