Top criminal lawyer Cliff Ombeta has been hospitalized for what he says is an unbelievable ailment.
He disclosed on his social media that he felt sick and was admitted for suffering from a cholesterol condition that needed immediate medical attention.
The swanky lawyer, has been suffering privately as one of his pals disclosed that they had unsuccessfuly tried calling with.
Politician Silas Jakakimba said
“Pole sana Bro… quick recovery… no wonder I tried calling you 2 days ago; lines off. Praying for you”
The thing is the lawyer has been hitting the gym hard and has even showed us the success of his weight loss journey, saying on January 25th that he had shed 9kgs.
In nairobi hospital. Got an attack.
CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT?
Yet, it is true. pic.twitter.com/NB8qPLfIYp
— COmbeta (@OmbetaC) February 13, 2021
According to medical experts, cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that’s found in all the cells in your body. Your body needs some cholesterol to make hormones, vitamin D, and substances that help you digest foods. Your body makes all the cholesterol it needs.
Mayoclinic.org says that with high cholesterol, you can develop fatty deposits in your blood vessels. Eventually, these deposits grow, making it difficult for enough blood to flow through your arteries. Sometimes, those deposits can break suddenly and form a clot that causes a heart attack or stroke.
High cholesterol can be inherited, but it’s often the result of unhealthy lifestyle choices, which make it preventable and treatable. A healthy diet, regular exercise and sometimes medication can help reduce high cholesterol.
High cholesterol has no symptoms. A blood test is the only way to detect if you have it.
Factors that can increase your risk of bad cholesterol include:
Poor diet. Eating saturated fat, found in animal products, and trans fats, found in some commercially baked cookies and crackers and microwave popcorn, can raise your cholesterol level. Foods that are high in cholesterol, such as red meat and full-fat dairy products, will also increase your cholesterol.
Obesity. Having a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater puts you at risk of high cholesterol.
Lack of exercise. Exercise helps boost your body’s HDL, or “good,” cholesterol while increasing the size of the particles that make up your LDL, or “bad,” cholesterol, which makes it less harmful.
Smoking. Cigarette smoking damages the walls of your blood vessels, making them more prone to accumulate fatty deposits. Smoking might also lower your level of HDL, or “good,” cholesterol.
Age. Because your body’s chemistry changes as you age, your risk of high cholesterol climbs. For instance, as you age, your liver becomes less able to remove LDL cholesterol.
Diabetes. High blood sugar contributes to higher levels of a dangerous cholesterol called very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL) and lower HDL cholesterol. High blood sugar also damages the lining of your arteries.