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how does salt affect your cholesterol

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Dr. Khayriyyah Chandler
13 years experience Family Medicine
Unrelated: Cholesterol is a separate food component from salt. Google reading food labels

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Fat: Potato chips are generally fried and often fried in saturated fat. The extra calories and saturated fat are bad for you, much more than the potato per ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Low sodium diet: Here is a link for a low sodium and low cholesterol diet: https://patienteducation.Osumc.Edu/documents/heart.Pdf you can go on the web and find a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Important: If you have high bp.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy King
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Total cholesterol is made up of "good" cholesterol (hdl), "bad" cholesterol (ldl) and triglycerides.You want high hdl, and low LDL & triglycerides. H ... Read More
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Dr. TRUC DAO
Dr. TRUC DAO answered
36 years experience Psychiatry
Hydration level: When your body is "dry", the concentration of chemicals and cells get higher. Each volume of blood has more concentrated numbers of red cells and whit ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Monitor: It's an effective medication and widely used. You should take it, especially as a diabetic. Just keep close follow up with your physician.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
If one ankle is : Swollen, I would consider injury or biomechanical induced condition. Could have venous insufficiency on one limb.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Low salt: Depending your blood pressure and cholesterol levels you may need more intervention than just low salt. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Poor diet: I am a bit surprised. You do not need a physician to tell you that eating a high sugar food would raise your blood sugar. Testing for cholesterol in a ... Read More
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