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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
High cholesterol: High cholesterol usually refers to the amount of cholesterol found in a persons blood, and can be measured by laboratory tests. When cholesterol meas ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Rx & diet: U need 2 c ur pcp and talk over the options which include exercise, rx, & diet. Then u need 2 stick 2 the program.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Cholesterol: Cholesterol is one of the fatty components found in the blood. When there is an excess amount of cholesterol in the blood stream, it correlates with t ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Aronow
26 years experience in Cardiology
Lowering cholesterol: High levels of total and LDL cholesterol can be lowered with lifestyle change such as exercise and diet as well as with cholesterol-lowering drugs.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
VeryLowCarb, Hi Fat: Cholesterol wrong focus; see many questions I have answered covering this topic. While "theory" that hi sat. Fat foods (started: 1953 by anc ... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Depends: More information is needed about total cholesterol, HDL and triglycerides. There are drugs that can reduce cholesterol levels. You can also try life s ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
How high?: The suggestions below are generic and not personalized for you, as that would require your history and examination. Reduce weight, reduce intake of sa ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: Although what you eat affects your cholesterol, the tendency to a high cholesterol is inherited. Certain types result in extremely high cholesterol le ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
20 years experience in Cardiology
Depends: If not known, would find out exactly which portion of your cholesterol is elevated and to what degree. Some can be treated with dietary modifications ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
High cholesterol : High cholesterol can be treated effectively but not really 'cured'. The effective steps to control it need to be continued for life.
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