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Is clam chowder high in cholesterol

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Diet, exercise, meds: Avoid greasy, fatty, buttery, fried foods. No mayo. Exercise regularly & find a reason to sweat daily. Limit salt and sugar in the diet. Control blood... Read More

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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herbert Aronow
Cardiovascular medicine 28 years experience
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.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 42 years experience
YesLDLNotCholesterol: Cholesterol is a fat molecule manufactured by every animal cell, a building block of each cell membrane (enables membrane fluidity/movement without te... Read More
Dr. Charles Glueck
Clinical Lipidology 58 years experience
Yes often: with diet, statins, and or pcsk9 inhibitors, most patients with high cholesterol can be normalized.
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
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
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 56 years experience
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
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 22 years experience
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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care 36 years experience
High cholesterol: Having high cholesterol results in the formation of plaque on the artery walls. It is natural to have damage to the arteries of the body and there is ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 32 years experience
None, initially: High cholesterol has no symptoms. However, high cholesterol over a long period of time can lead to heart disease, stroke and other problems. You cer... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pouya Shafipour
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Usually none: High cholesterol usually does not have much symptoms but chronically high levels can lead to heart vessel plaque build up and cause heart attack or st... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Lab test: This is established through a blood test.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maureen Mays
Specializes in Clinical Lipidology
Depends: For many it is genetic - you get it from your parents. Eating poorly can also cause a bad lipid panel: high amounts of sugar, saturated fat, process... Read More
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