Here is a quick mnemonic/memory aid “MUNCH FRIES to remember about the Risk Factors For Hyperlipidemia

M – Metabolic Syndrome: Individuals with metabolic syndrome are at higher risk for hyperlipidemia.

U – Unhealthy Diet: A diet high in saturated fats and cholesterol can increase the risk of hyperlipidemia.

N – Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): NAFLD is associated with hyperlipidemia.

C – Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): People with CKD are prone to hyperlipidemia.

H – Hypothyroidism: An underactive thyroid can lead to hyperlipidemia.

F – Family History: A family history of hyperlipidemia increases the risk.

R – Reduced Physical Activity: Lack of exercise can contribute to hyperlipidemia.

I – Insulin Resistance: Insulin resistance is linked to elevated lipid levels.

E – Ethnicity (Certain Populations): Some ethnic groups have a higher predisposition to hyperlipidemia.

S – Smoking: Smoking is a risk factor for hyperlipidemia.

Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department