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How to lower cholesterol

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francine Yep
31 years experience Family Medicine
Eat well. Move daily: Good news. What's good for low cholesterol is good for your whole body! eat well: whole grains, oatmeal, lots of fruits&veggies, nuts&beans, lean prot ... Read More
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Dr. Howard Rubin
47 years experience Cardiology
Cholesterol: Good diet and exercise and wright loss. Diet high in vegetables, fruits, olive oil, low in processed goods, meats, milk, and baked goods. Look at medi ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Cholesterol: Avoid saturated fats like dairy products, red meats, cold cuts, Also avoid transfats found in bakery products like cakes, pies, donuts. Lose weight if ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Discuss with your dr: Try nutritional approaches. Consider eating oatmeal, bran, apples, oranges, pears, bananas, grapefruit, hazelnuts, avocado, brewer's yeast, royal jel ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Wrong question 2 ask: Rather than focus on lowering cholesterol, focus on lowering vascular risk eg heart attack & stroke. Yes, cholesterol has an impact but many commo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Eat only : 2 or less servings of red meats a week, 1% milk or less, no fried foods or fast foods,, eat good fats like avacados, olive oil, sunflower oils, vodka ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: There are several different kinds of cholesterol problems. Please re-ask this with the cholesterol test results.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Diet and exercise: Follow a well balanced, plant based diet. If you're overweight, try to move towards normal weight. Don't smoke. Choose the right parents.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
You can't : Do it that fast...6-12 weeks...Sorry.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Reduce saturated: Fats. Switch to plant based foods and reduce intake of saturated fats, even of plant origin. Exercising will improve your good cholesterol.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Ahmad
17 years experience Endocrinology
Diet, medications: Statins (prescription medications) are the most potent way to lower cholesterol quickly. Certain dietary changes can also lower cholesterol: 1.) high ... Read More
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