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how long does cholesterol from food stay in your blood

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Cholesterol tends to: Take week to months to change: 1 meal will have no effect. Proper cholesterol is total cholesterol (-) good (HDL) cholesterol of 90, triglycerides = 1 ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chapman
40 years experience Cardiology
Risk factor: Elevated cholesterol levels are one of many risk factors for atherosclerosis. This is cholesterol deposits in your arteries, which reduces blood flow ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
Animal fat: Animal fat and dairy products.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Get rid of: All the sugar and sweeteners.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Nicotine not tobacco: Tobacco doesn't enter the bloodstream, but nicotine and carbon monoxide and other chemicals do. Nicotine only remains for a very short time, 10-15 min ... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Several hours: I've heard a range of 4-6 hours - but there is some confusion among patients about the much longer time one of the ingredients has been given. Ask the ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Variable, but the: Companies that manufacture the tests say that saliva can remain positive for 7-10 days, whereas blood and urine tests are generally negative within 3- ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
Doesn't accumulate: Really doesn't matter that much if you are a heavy or light user. Nicotine is a very short-acting chemical and is only active in bloodstream for a few ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Iron: Iron is poorly absorbed but does stay in the body for a long time. It is not needed as a supplement in most people unless you have blood loss.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
THC: Single use of marijuana should be out of your urine in 1 to 7 days. Regular use of marijuana – should be out of urine in 7 to 100 days. Single use mar ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Nicotine: Nicotine from tobacco and also other chemical ingredients get absorbed in to blood stream and processed by liver and kidney.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
32 years experience Family Medicine
Cocaethylene: It depends on how much is present in the blood and route of administration of cocaine. It's half life is 3-5 times longer than cocaine which makes it ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
THC in blood: Single use marijuana may be found in blood for 12 to 24 hours. Regular use marijuana may be found in blood for 2 to 7 days.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
54 years experience Psychiatry
A few hours: It is broken down into other products within a few hours. These can be stored in fat and then released into the body and urine for weeks or longer dep ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
THC: Single use marijuana can be detected 12 to 24 hours in blood. Regular use marijuana can be detected for 2 to 7 days in blood.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience Pharmacology
Caffeine: A caffeine peak occurs approximately 2 hours after ingestion. The biological half-life of caffeine is about 5 hours. This means that the caffeine shou ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
It is complicated: The pH of your urine is complicated. Diet high in animal fat tend to lower urine pH but urine volume and other factors such as kidney function and re ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Up to weeks: The stuff also enters fat cells and may stay detectable for a long time especially if you're burning fat. One of the ironies of mandatory drug testing ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cotinine: It is a metabolite of nicotine. It has half life of @20 hours, & is detectable for up to 1 week after use of tobacco.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Diuretics?: Not sure what you mean by fluid pills. The answer will depend upon what is in these and what the rate of excretion of the ingredients is. Clarify th ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience Addiction Medicine
3-4 days: A single cigarette will give a positive urine cotinine for 1-2 days, regular smokers generally 3-4 and rarely 5 days, and blood tests can detect it fo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Always: You always have cholesterol in your system and that's a good thing because it's necessary for nerve membranes and other cellular components. It's exc ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience Pain Management
See below: Up to 7 days. I assume you ask because it is not prescribed to you. Abuse of Suboxone is very dangerous and can lead to respiratory failure and death.
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