Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

hdl cholesterol ba

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Israel Martinez Desales
Specializes in Atención de Urgencias
It...: Stands for high density lipoprotein and one of its function is to take colesterol that’s in the periphery back to the liver to be processed. It’s also ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
46 years experience Cardiology
None: Food just has cholesterol ( or not). The body absorbs some of it and puts it in a low density lipoprotein. When the body has excess it puts the choles ... Read More
1
1 thank
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Diet & exercise: Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes 5 times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol. Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoking ... Read More
10
10 thanks
Dr. James Underberg
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Wine & saturated fat: Both alcohol and saturated fat will raise HDL cholesterol. Depending on how one's body responds simply increasing cholesterol intake can raise total a ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Exercise,weight loss: Hdl (high density lipoprotein) is beneficial because it removes cholesterol from the walls of clogged arteries. An ideal HDL is >60 mg/dl. You can rai ... Read More
6
6 thanks
Dr. Maritza Baez
17 years experience Family Medicine
Diet & exercise: Moderate exercise (about 30 minutes five times a week) reduces LDL cholesterol and raises HDL cholesterol. Smoking can lower HDL levels, so stop smoki ... Read More
2
2 thanks
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 years experience Integrative Medicine
Carnitine 2 gm/day: Carnitine 2gm per day will raise HDL cholesterol.
1
1 thank
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Krenn
20 years experience Family Medicine
Lifestyle and meds: You can raise HDL cholesterol naturally with exercise, weight loss, and dietary changes such as eating less saturated fat. Consuming healthy fats such ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Not too high: No range given,but 135 is protective
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
A tad: >45 is normal, cherriese.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
31 years experience Cardiology
Not that we know: Currently HDL recommendations highlight a minimum number that we like patients to achieve. This numbers by age and sex. There is currently no maximum ... Read More
2
2 thanks
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Chapman
41 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: Regular aerobic exercise of 20-30 min/day will help. May also be increased with antioxidants in red wine or grape juice. Fish oil supplements may al ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarab Alfata
20 years experience Family Medicine
Life stayle: By following a good life style which include regular exercises 30min a day 4 times a wk, eating high omega-3 diet, high fiber diet , using olive oil o ... Read More
3
3 thanks
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Yes: Yes. Hdl-c is good. Ldl-c is bad cholesterol. Triglycerides are little fats in the blood, which are also bad.
8
8 thanks

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month